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Geography and Environment

At Southampton, we are a leading centre of human and physical geographical research and education. Passionate about tackling the key challenges facing our planet, our vibrant academic team and thriving research culture provides a stimulating learning environment in which students flourish.

With exciting undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, supported by state-of-the-art research facilities, you can pursue the aspects of geography that interest you.

Find out more about the MSc Sustainability

MSc Sustainability

This exciting research-led, interdisciplinary masters degree addresses the challenges affecting global sustainability.

Postgraduate studentships

PhD studentships

Take a look at the studentships currently on offer. We also welcome speculative applications.

Our enterprise unit, GeoData


Need a consultant? Our Enterprise unit, GeoData can help.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

We achieved 100 per cent for our research environment in the REF 2014

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“The thing that attracted me most was the flexibility of the programme. Optional modules are available every year unlike other universities I looked at, as well as a huge diversity of modules.”

Eleanore Heasley - BSc Geography

International bursary scheme

Find out about our International Bursary Scheme for Masters students

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“This University has some of the most highly regarded academics in GIS and Remote Sensing allowing me to develop the relevant knowledge and skills for professional work in the future. ”

Adam Dales - MSc in Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing
7 January 2016

Former Head of Geography honoured with Kni...

Southampton alumnus and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pa...

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14 December 2015

When will Britain learn how to manage floo...

Professor David Sear writing for The Conversation, with fellow acad...

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9 November 2015

Mobile phone data helps ongoing quake reli...

Researchers from the University of Southampton are using mobile pho...

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