Faculty of Environment

Addressing global challenges

Our interdisciplinary research is delivering new knowledge and technologies

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Faculty of Environment

The world is facing challenges of environmental change and natural hazards. These changes affect the whole of society and there is a growing need to understand them to provide advice and practical solutions to manage and mitigate their impact.

We tackle these challenges by bringing together expertise across a wide range of topics, covering earth sciences, environmental science, sustainability, geography and transport planning to deliver impact-orientated research.

Our research informs student education opportunities, which means you'll learn about the latest developments from world-leading researchers and gain the wide-ranging skills required to help address pressing environmental and societal issues.

Top 20

in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

36th

in the world for Geography

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

12th

in the world for Transportation Science and Technology

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019

Postgraduate research opportunities

Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.

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