About the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences
About the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Ulster University.
The School of Geography and Environmental Sciences has an excellent and established reputation for its research and degree courses.
We are known for having an open, friendly and informal atmosphere with excellent links to industry. All our courses are carefully designed to enhance student employability and the future career prospects of our graduates.
We offer innovative undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses that include:
- Coastal and marine science
- Socio-economic and cultural geography
- Environmental Impact Assessment and planning
- Freshwater science and ecotoxicology
- Conflict and development
- Protected landscapes
- Environmental change
- Geographical Information Systems
In our undergraduate programmes we put a strong emphasis on skills-based practice and field-work with opportunities for industrial placements and studying overseas.
We are located on the spectacular Causeway Coast, minutes away from natural laboratories including the open sea, estuaries, rivers, lakes, woodlands and uplands - ideal locations to develop field survey and sampling skills.
Dr Sara Benetti
Head of School
NSS Geography 2014, 2018, 2019
NSS Environmental Science DPP 2017
NSS Environmental Science 2016
NSS Marine Science 2015
QS World University Ranking: Geography 2015