We are a leading centre for teaching and research on sustainable solutions to the world's environmental issues.
In 2015, we ranked as a QS World Top 100 department. Our staff are experts in a wide range of environmental and geographical disciplines and we are all committed to delivering a first-rate student experience.
We'd love to hear from you, so please get in touch.
Professor Mark Hodson
Head of Department
We conduct world-leading research on topics of global environmental importance. Our many strengths include:
- Understanding the causes and consequences of environmental change
- Developing innovative solutions to environmental challenges
- Engaging people with environmental challenges and solutions
Environmental Sustainability and Resilience is one of the University's seven interdisciplinary research themes.
Equality & Diversity
Studentships are currently available via the ACCE (NERC) studentships and White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership. We are also advertising a number of other PhD studentships.
Postgraduate study & PhDs
- Postgraduate courses
- Information about PhDs
- Find a PhD supervisor
- UK/EU Masters loans
- Scholarships for overseas students
Postgraduate Live Chat 12th April, 3.30-5pm BST.
Join the online chat to meet with academic, support staff, and current students from our department, to talk about all of our taught and research postgraduate programmes.
Meet our students
"I really like how my degree is so relevant in today's world"