The University of Southampton
Geography and Environment

Our exciting human and physical undergraduate degrees, and suite of postgraduate programmes are taught by leading academics passionate about tackling the key challenges facing our planet. State-of-the-art facilities and a thriving research culture create a stimulating learning environment in which you will flourish.

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.

Book onto our Open Days

Booking is open for our 2016 Open Days.

Visit us at one of our Open Days and find out what it's really like to study geography here. Get a feel for university life, learn about our programmes direct from our academics, join us for tours of campus and facilities and get our tips for applying to study here.

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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
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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

Useful links

Research Excellence Framework 2014

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

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  • International scholarships

    Our international scholarships are offered to self-funding international students with excellent qualifications

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