Student smiling doing work with earphones in

Geography and environment

Our world is rapidly evolving. Do you want to better contribute towards answering questions about modern societal and environmental issues.

The University of Hertfordshire’s Geography and Environment courses will provide you with excellent facilities and expert academic guidance as you explore contemporary issues. Our courses are ideal for the curious and proactive individual.

With access to the university’s own field station on the Bayfordbury campus, you can find a variety of habitats as well as project labs, glasshouses and an experimental plot. Broaden your understanding of a range of areas, such as sustainable energy, urban design, environmental management, transport policy and beyond.

Benefit from a flexible learning model, studying either full time or part time. Fit your study around other life commitments. Our dynamic study methods will allow you to develop your expertise in areas that interest you and are relevant to your career.

Previous graduates have gone on to work as environmental managers and consultants with companies such as Affinity Water, the Environment Agency and the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs.

Why choose Herts?

Inspiring Spaces Icon

2nd in the UK

Overall –  Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023)

Inspiring Spaces Icon

14th in the UK

Geography and Environmental studies (Guardian University Guide, 2022)

Inspiring Spaces Icon

Professional accreditation

with IEMA, CIWEM and RTPI accredited courses 1