School of Geography

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Using tropical forest research to influence global climate change policy

Tropical rainforest

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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.


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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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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in the world for Geography

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Top 10

in the UK for Geography and Environmental Sciences

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Over 75%

of our research is

'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' REF 2014

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


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


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


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.