Academics in geography and environmental science research across the broad areas of environment and society and are part of the wider School of Social Sciences.
Our Physical geographers have a key focus on the sensitivity of local and global environmental systems to natural and anthropogenic change while our Human geographers have particular expertise related to crime, forced labour, health and disability, media, migration, policing, poverty, and security.
To read more on their research interests and actives, please visit the Geography and Environmental Studies research pages.
You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.
English language requirements
You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.
Don't meet the English language requirements?
English language programmes
Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.
Applying for a research degree
Use UCAS Postgraduate to apply for a research degree. Please read the guidance on filling in your UCAS Postgraduate application before proceeding with your application.
- Geography (PhD 3 Year Programme)
- Geography (PhD 4 Year Programme)
- Geography (Research) MSc
- Geography (Research) MSc Part-Time
- Environmental Science (Research) MSc
- Environmental Science (Research) MSc (Part-Time)
- Non-graduating research in School of the Environment (less than 6 months)
- Non-graduating research in School of the Environment (6 months or more)
Dr Janet Liao
Director of Doctoral Studies
+44 (0)1382 384928