School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
A friendly and dynamic department with a focus on preparing students for employment.
What we offer
A friendly and inclusive teaching environment for undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over the world. All of our BSc/BEng and MSc courses are vocationally orientated and most are professionally accredited.
The fun part of your degree! Our BSc and MSc courses include compulsory residential fieldwork in areas as diverse as the UK, France, Germany, Malta, Tenerife, Sicily and Cyprus, with optional trips to Belize, California, Hong Kong and Portugal.
Add real value to your degree by taking advantage of our extensive industrial contacts to find a summer or year-long placement. We have established Sandwich degree pathways and placement opportunities at BSc/BEng and MSc level in engineering geology, environmental science and physics.
As a SEES student studying on the Engineering Geology and Geotechnics course, you will have the opportunity to apply for an industrial bursary. Find out more about the scheme.
Analytical Facilities and Services
We aim to ensure that all students have experience and the opportunity to enhance their CVs in our modern and re-equipped laboratories which support teaching, research and business engagement activities across the School.
Athena SWAN departmental Bronze Award
We are currently working toward an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, designed to encourage women to pursue careers in science and academia.