Geography and Environment

At Southampton, we are a leading centre of 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.

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More about our undergraduate degrees

Our undergraduate degrees combine theory with practical field and project work

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Postgraduate study

More about our postgraduate degrees

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

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Our research

Find out more about our research

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

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Altitude magazine

Read our Altitude magazine

Our magazine reflects on our ever-increasing successes. Our recent edition reflects on our 100 year celebrations and how our research is helping tackle disease across the globe

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Latest News

  • 2015/10/01

    Southampton geographer reveals the benefits of immigrant diversity in cities

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  • 2015/09/30

    This summer Geography academics recognised for teaching achievements

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  • 2015/09/23

    Geography professor honoured with Fellowship of the American Geophysical Union

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MSc Sustainability

Addressing topics and challenges that effect global sustainability, our MSc in Sustainability is a research-led, interdisciplinary masters degree.

100% for our research environment

We achieved 100% for our research environment in REF 2014 and are one of the top research universities in the country.

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International bursary scheme

Find out about our International Bursary Scheme for Masters students

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