What’s it like to study to Environmental Geography?
Under the guidance of a supervisor with expertise in your chosen topic, you’ll work towards completing a thesis of approximately 80,000 words, which should make a significant original contribution to the field of Environmental Geography.
Possible research topics include:
- Sustainable development
- Resource management
- Environmental hazards and disasters
- Planetary geomorphology
- Coastal processes
- Marine ecology
Environmental Geography PhD students might employ a diverse range of research methods from surveys, focus groups and interviews to geomorphological mapping and sediment fingerprinting.
Alongside independent research, you may be required to undergo additional training or assist with undergraduate teaching.
You may also have the opportunity to gain experience in conference presentation or publish your work in academic journals.