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Faculty of Environment School of Earth and Environment

If you choose to study in the School of Earth and Environment you will be joining one of the largest and most vibrant Schools in the country. Experts within the School study the Earth from its core to the atmosphere, with expertise ranging from geophysics and surface processes to atmospheric science, climate change and environmental sustainability.

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Education

Our focus is also on equipping our graduates with the knowledge, skills and experience to help them succeed regardless of career path. Whatever your level of study we have something for you:

  • at undergraduate level we have a wide range of BSc and BA degrees, plus groundbreaking four-year undergraduate Masters courses with a year abroad
  • at postgraduate taught level we offer the widest range of one-year vocational Masters courses in our subject area in the UK
  • at postgraduate research level can choose from a wide range of exciting projects, addressing the latest issues in research, conducted in a supportive ‘research group’ atmosphere.

Research

The School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds is a major international powerhouse for environmental research that has wide-ranging and positive impacts on the world that we live in.

Our research is carried out within five institutes which represent our core research areas, but much of our work is cross-cutting, tackling complex global challenges such as climate change, energy security and natural hazard management.

  • Earth Surface Science Institute
  • Institute of Applied Geoscience
  • Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics
  • Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science
  • Sustainability Research Institute
  • Research Themes

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Services

Student services

Being a student at university is about making the most of all the opportunities available to you. Not only will this help you settle in to university life and feel part the School community but also enhance your student experience through the skills and knowledge that you will gain.

In the School of Earth and Environment we have a dedicated Student Experience Officer whose role is to help students make the most of their time at Leeds, through providing opportunities to engage with the students and staff in the School and to communicate with students about events and opportunities.

Student Life

Campus life

Being a student at university is about making the most of all the opportunities available to you. Not only will this help you settle in to university life and feel part the School community but also enhance your student experience through the skills and knowledge that you will gain.

In the School of Earth and Environment they have a dedicated Student Experience Officer whose role is to help students make the most of their time at Leeds, through providing opportunities to engage with the students and staff in the School and to communicate with students about events and opportunities.

Accreditation

  • We were ranked 7th in the UK for Earth and Marine Sciences and in the Top 20 for Geography and Environmental Studies - Guardian University League Tables 2016
  • We are one of the Top 5 UK Universities for Earth Sciences(21st Worldwide) and in the Top 10 (#7) in the UK for Academic Reputation for Environmental Sciences.

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My work experience has taught me one thing: that I work best when given the independence to develop my own ideas. This translates to me being a leader that expects everyone is as driven as myself and has high expectations of my peers, what other people define as a pacesetter.
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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
My work experience has taught me one thing: that I work best when given the independence to develop my own ideas. This translates to me being a leader that expects everyone is as driven as myself and has high expectations of my peers, what other people define as a pacesetter.

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