University of Plymouth - School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and the associated Sustainable Earth Institute, at the University of Plymouth have a long-established reputation for international excellence in teaching and research. Our courses will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills to take a leading role in the development of a sustainable future.

All of our courses are professionally accredited and our graduates are highly sought after by a wide range of employers. We are committed to delivering a first class student experience in a friendly and supportive learning environment. You will be taught by world-class academics who, through successes in research and teaching, are addressing the great societal challenges of the 21st century. We have a range of undergraduate and post-graduate courses in geography, geology, environmental science and chemistry. Our course have an emphasis on experiential learning, and deal with diverse topics such as climate change and natural hazards, transitioning to carbon-free energy, pollution pathways, environmental management and future sustainable development of our planet’s resources across our programmes.

Situated on the beautiful Devon coastline and with Dartmoor to the north, the University of Plymouth combines a city centre campus with easy access to some of the most spectacular scenery in the UK. Do you want to make a difference? Then join us and take the next step in your education.


BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
BSc (Hons) Environmental Management & Sustainability
BSc (Hons) Environmental Sciences with Foundation Year
MGeol (Hons) Geology
BSc (Hons) Geology
BSc (Hons) Geology with Ocean Science
BSc (Hons) Physical Geography & Geology
BSc (Hons) Geology with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Geography
BA (Hons) Geography
BSc (Hons) Geography with Ocean Sciences
BA (Hons) Geography with International Relations
BSc (Hons) Chemistry
MChem (Hons) Analytical Chemistry
BSc (Hons) Environmental Geoscience

Post Graduate

MSc Environmental Consultancy
MSc Environmental Geochemistry
MA Environmental Humanities
MSc Sustainable Environmental Management
MRes Sustainable Environmental Management
MSc Planning
MSc Environmental and Engineering Geology

Post Graduate Research

ResM Environmental Sciences
ResM Geological Sciences