The University of Southampton
Geography and Environment


Geography is an exciting discipline that engages directly with many contemporary concerns including globalisation, climate change, environmental management and cultural transformation.

At Southampton we are proud of our reputation as one of the top centres of geographical scholarship in the UK. Our innovative BA and BSc Geography degree programmes, delivered by recognised experts, also allow you to gain valuable transferable skills that enhance your employability.

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Studying abroad

We offer a range of international exchanges for our students and to overseas students interested in coming to the UK to study with us.

Find out what our students think

Our students

From fieldtrips to studying abroad, find out what our students think about studying with us.

Careers and employability

Career paths

We provide a range of support as well as placement opportunities to help your career path.

Discover Geography

See for yourself what it's like to study Geography at Southampton.

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Switzerland fieldtrip

Student Lewis Kramer filmed his experience in the Alps.

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“The field trips have been amazing. We went to Tenerife in second year and I’ve got memories from that trip that I don’t think I’ll be able to top; it was brilliant. ”

Sophie Allen - BSc Geography
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“Getting involved in Enactus at Southampton meant that I gained real-world skills that made me stand out to employers. ”

Michael Austin - BA Geography, 2012

National Student Survey 2016

Of our Geography students:

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