At Hull, geography is part of the Department of Geography, Geology and Environment, which sits within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.


At Hull, you’ll be studying in one of the UK’s leading centres for geography. Our internationally renowned staff specialise in major issues, from globalisation and renewable energy to mass extinctions and climate change.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.


  • BA (Hons) Geography

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    Get to grips with complex social, economic and political processes with our BA Geography degree course. Apply today to begin developing your understanding.

  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science

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    This programme will help you develop a deep understanding of the integrated and complex nature of environmental systems and our impact on the planet.

  • BSc (Hons) Geography

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    Uncover the dynamic processes allied with human & physical geography with our BSc Geography degree. Apply today to begin developing your new skills.

  • BSc (Hons) Geology with Physical Geography

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    A degree rooted in practical and field work. You'll acquire skills in map creation and interpretation, and resource identification.

  • BA (Hons) Human Geography

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    Explore the complexity and diversity of human social, economic, cultural and political systems.

  • BSc (Hons) Physical Geography

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    Yes, there's some theory. But there's also a whole load of extensive hands-on training in analytical techniques in the lab and in the field.

Postgraduate Taught

  • MSc in Renewable Energy

    One of the only Masters in the UK specifically designed to train you as a project manager or resource analyst for the renewables sector.

Postgraduate Research


Postgraduate research scholarships

The University of Hull is part of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership, and through this is able to offer a range of ESRC Postgraduate Scholarships for the following project:


What do our students do on their field trips?

Find out with our up-close-and-personal video filmed in Spain with our second-year students.

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Our students have the world at their feet – literally. There is a strong focus on field trips to destinations in the UK and overseas, and there's the option to spend a year at one of our partner universities abroad. Our geography courses are accredited by the Royal Geographical Society.


We place a strong focus on field trips, both in the UK and abroad. Recent field course destinations have included Iceland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Hong Kong, Malawi and Morocco. *All core trips are included in the cost of your tuition.

Wind turbines

92% of students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018)


Our geography and environmental studies research is ranked 3rd in the UK for its impact (Research Excellence Framework 2014). So you can rest assured that teaching here is done by leading experts in the field.


There’s a whole raft of stimulating careers open to geography graduates: roles including environmental officer, energy analyst and resource geologist, to name just a few. The skills you'll pick up will also equip you for the wider jobs market – from management to the media. Many of our students choose to progress to postgraduate study, including teacher training and research degrees.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018

92%of students are in work or further study six months after graduating*

Fieldwork mountains

Fieldwork: explore your world

From local day trips, to residential courses in Europe, Africa, and Asia, we offer a diverse and stimulating range of fieldwork.

They build your skills in our disciplines, whilst also introducing you to the places, people and processes that make up the world in which we live.


Our research

We're recognised as a leading centre for research into human and physical environments and Earth sciences. And we conduct internationally excellent research that addresses key challenges facing our world.

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The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.