School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Death Valley field trip

  • 6 World class research from internationally renowned researchers
  • 6 State-of-the-art teaching and research facilities
  • 6 All our degrees are accredited
  • 6 Taught by leading academics in the field

Our teaching areas

Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses are grouped into four subject areas

Fieldwork

Fieldwork is a very important part of our courses.

In addition to local field visits associated with specialist modules, residential fieldwork is an integral part of our degree programmes.

Find out more about the fieldwork opportunities:

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Scholarships

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences offers a number of scholarships for outstanding achievement.

We will reward those applicants who achieve the highest grades in their exams and demonstrate a commitment to the University of Plymouth by awarding them £1,000 when they enrol.

Dr Paul Lunt and students: a field class on Dartmoor

Outreach

We have a programme of outreach activities working with schools and teachers through visits to local schools, in house events, or wider promotion of the subject via national societies.
Find out more about our outreach activities

Our research impact

Research highlights

Resources

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN is a national Charter designed to advance the careers of women in STEMM.

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences holds a bronze Athena SWAN departmental award.

Find out more

Girls into geoscience

This exciting one day workshop, with additional optional field trip to Dartmoor, will introduce female A level students to the Earth sciences and demonstrate the world of careers open to Earth science graduates today. 

With seminars from women working in geology, and hands on workshops looking at GIS, microfossils and planetary geology, this year’s girls into geoscience event isn’t one to miss. 

Geology isn’t just for the boys – find out more!

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