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School of Geography

Study & admissions

The School of Geography at Leeds is one of the largest and most innovative teaching departments in the UK, home to over 600 single honours undergraduate students, 60 Masters students and 65 research postgraduate students.

With excellent graduate employment statistics and teaching that is driven by the latest research, choosing to study geography at Leeds guarantees you will leave with the skills and attributes to secure your career path for life.

We're ranked 20th in the world for Geography in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

Why Leeds?

  • Research-led teaching
  • Option to study abroad or work in industry for a year
  • £500 allocation towards field trip destinations
  • Excellent academic, pastoral and welfare support
  • Employability embedded throughout the programme
  • Lively GeogSoc society
  • Scholarship opportunities for UK/EU/international students
  • Industrial sponsorship and engagement
  • Work placement option
  • Dedicated GIS lab, physical laboratories and study space
  • Full/part-time/distance-learning options, both vocational and research focussed
  • Scholarship opportunities for UK/EU/international students
  • First-class research and skills training
  • Wide range of PhD topics and excellent supervision
  • Your own study facilities
  • A lively PhD community that is fully integrated into the School