School of Geography

Top 20 in the world

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

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Flood frequency of the world’s largest river has increased fivefold

Now, extreme floods occur on average every four years

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Floods in amazon river
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Environmental challenges

Explore how human society interacts with the natural world, through this flexible programme of online courses

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School of Geography

At the School of Geography, our renowned teaching and research is developing future decision-makers and industry leaders. We're conducting pivotal research all over the world – engaging with government, tackling global issues and trying to make a real difference.

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Our degrees will give you a solid foundation in geographical knowledge and skills, preparing you to address the needs of the world.

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GIS students

Our courses equip you not only with expert subject knowledge, but with important professional and transferable skills that employers require.

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As a researcher at Leeds, you will be immersed in a research community where you can make breakthroughs happen.

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Amazon river

A recent study of more than 100 years of river level records from the Amazon…

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A group of students participate in fieldwork in a rocky scene in Mallorca

The School of Geography will play host to the 8th annual Enhancing Fieldwork…

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Nitrogen fixing trees

A new study gives insight into the prevalence of nitrogen-fixing trees in…

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global funding success

The University of Leeds has been ranked in the top three UK universities for…

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STEM careers fair

Come along to the STEM fair to learn more about the placements, internships and graduate positions on offer.

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As the NHS celebrates its 70th Birthday, we consider the use of geographical data and spatial analysis to monitor neighbourhood inequalities in health.

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Iron ore

A three day course introducing the fundamentals of practical inorganic geochemistry.

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Postgraduate open day env

Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at Leeds.

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Explore how human society interacts with the natural world, through this flexible programme of online courses.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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As a graduate of the School you are one of our most important advocates, and we are always delighted to hear from our former students.

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We provide businesses with access to our talented students through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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