Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

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A wealth of degree options

Our degrees offer you a wide choice, including Physical and Human Geography, Geology, and Archaeology. [Read more]

Overseas fieldwork opportunities

We offer a number of options for free overseas fieldwork during the second and third years of our degrees. [Read more]

Beneath the waves

Geography and Archaeology students can undertake PADI dive training on our Free Elective module ‘Beneath the Waves’.

Masters degree programmes

We are a world-class centre of excellence for research into, and postgraduate study of, human and physical environments, and earth sciences. [Read more]

World-leading research

Our research is recognised as world-leading, and we apply our research in teaching to make sure it reflects the latest thinking. [Read more]



Find out more about our wide range of undergraduate degree courses and what it is like to study with us.



We offer a range of postgraduate taught and research opportunties to study human and physical environments and earth sciences.

PhD opportunities


Our three-year PhD programmes prepare you for academic, research and other high-level careers.

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Latest news

  • This year sees the publication of Eighty Years of Geography at Hull: a history of the Department of Geography, University of Hull, 1928-2008, edited by Stephen Ellis.
  • Our 2nd years have been busy in various locations around the world. Find out more...


  • David Atkinson will give his inaugural professorial lecture on Monday 28th April, 2014, 6.00 in the Lindsey Suite, Staff House
  • The dates of our Seminars this Semester are: 5th February, 12th February, 19th February, 26th February, 5th March, 12th March, 26th March, 2nd April, 9th April, 30th April, 7th May, 14th May, 21st May, 28th May and 4th June.
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