The Complete University Guide ranks us joint 13th for 2016, a significant rise of 8 places.
The quality of our research places us 11th amongst other UK Geography departments (REF 2014)
We are top 5 in the UK for our research outputs (REF 2014)
Our overall student satisfaction is at 91%, rising for the 4th consecutive year (NSS 2014)
We are one of the UK’s leading centres for Geography; our state of the art facilities and thriving research culture support our students and staff in tackling some of the key challenges affecting our world.
Come Study With Us
Our geography undergraduate programmes combine theory-based learning with practical field and project work, utilising a range of technology and outstanding teaching facilities.
Our magazine reflects on our ever-increasing successes. Our recent edition reflects on our 100 year celebrations and reflects on how our research is helping tackle disease across the globe.
Postgraduate students benefit from immersion within our cutting-edge research groups. We offer research and taught programmes including MSc in Applied GIS and Remote Sensing and an exciting new MSc in Sustainability.
Our Research Impact
Our academics are involved in world-leading research which has impact on all aspects of society. A wide variety of funders support our research, including NERC, ESRC and Gates Foundation.
Southampton seek to appoint new Chair in Human Geography
Southampton welcomes world-renowned Arctic change researcher to Gregory Lecture
Professor receives top honour from Royal Geographical Society
Keep updated with our research news, research seminars and student and staff successes.
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The MSc in Sustainability is a research-led, applied, interdisciplinary masters degree that explores sustainability issues in both developed and developing societies. Addressing topics and challenges that effect global sustainability.
We achieved 100% for our research environment in REF 2014. Continuing to be one of the top research universities in the country
Find out about our International Bursary Scheme for Masters students