Geography degree students studying rock

Geography, Planning and Environmental Management

Our geography, planning and environmental courses blend theory and practice to create a learning experience that’s thought-provoking and relevant. Our strong connections with professional bodies provide an important source of influence and offer a benchmark you can take into the workplace.  

Why study at UWE Bristol?
  • Student satisfaction icon100% student satisfaction rate for BSc(Hons) Geography in the latest National Student Survey, published in July 2018.
  • Icon for achievement93% of graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation according to the HESA survey published in June 2018.
  • Icon for achievementGraduate destinations include the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Department for Energy and Climate Change and Ecotricity.

Professional development

View our professional short courses in Environment and Sustainability and Transport Engineering, Planning and Architecture.

  • Geography degree students on a field trip to Keyna

    Field trips

    Field trips are an integral part of your course, helping you prepare for your career by giving you real world experience and insights.

    Apply and develop your skills at relevant local sites, as well as on residential courses in geographically diverse places including Dartmoor, Mallorca and China.

  • Students and staff talking in a lecture room

    Supportive teaching

    You’ll be immersed in a learning experience that’s supportive and inspiring, with an emphasis on personal development as well as academic know-how.

    Guest lectures and tutoring by practising professionals from leading employers strengthen the practice-facing ethos of our courses and offer invaluable perspectives to learn from.

Accreditations and partnerships

CHES (Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences) logo Logo for RTPI Accredited Planning ProgrammeRICS logo

Student experiences and stories

Improving access to safe water

Since 2011, Geography and Environmental Management degree students have worked with communities in Uganda to improve access to safe water supplies.

Hear more about this project in this short video.

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