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

  • Congratulations to Dr Rebecca Williams from the Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences for winning the Praseodyium Zone of the ā€˜Iā€™m a Scientist .......ā€™ Competition.
  • All the latest Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Research 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.


  • The fourth SCOPSCO International Continental Drilling Program workshop is being hosted by the Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences and CASS from 7-9th October 2014.
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