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100 years

Celebrating 100 years of Geography at Leeds

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Undergraduate degrees

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. Working in some of the remotest places on Earth, or tackling urban development and cultural change closer to home, our academics are experts in their fields, bringing you closer to the latest research and pressing topics.

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in the world for Geography

ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

100 years of Geography at Leeds

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Hayley Bowers
Student | BSc Geography with Geology (Industrial)
One of the most valuable things I have gained from my year in industry at Leap Environmental is the vast range of knowledge. I was also lucky enough to secure myself a graduate job, which I accepted.

Exceptional student experience

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll be guided through your course by your personal tutor who’ll provide academic and pastoral support. Our student support team in the School helps with anything from academic advice to timetabling and project submission enquiries.

We achieved 89% overall student satisfaction for human geography, 85% for physical geographical sciences, and 83% for planning (urban, rural and regional), National Student Survey 2020.

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