Making the world a better place starts here.
Our world is facing many significant and complex challenges.
At the School of GeoSciences, you can help make that future better. We are renowned for our world-leading research, teaching, innovation and impact as we strive to solve real-world problems of local and international relevance.
Through our undergraduate degrees, you can explore many natural and physical science subjects such as maths, physics, chemistry, biology and geography in order to understand the changes that are happening to our planet, whether that be naturally or as a direct result of the actions of people across the world.
You can also study the world through the social sciences to understand the relationships between people and their social, cultural, political and economic worlds, and our interactions with the Earth.
As more organisations and governments seek to improve sustainability and social responsibility, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills for a variety of careers in high-demand areas.
Study with us, and join one of the largest and most successful groupings of geographers and geoscientists in the UK as we study some of the most compelling issues of our time. You will also become part of one of the top universities in the world, with The University of Edinburgh ranked 20th in the 2021 QS World University Rankings.
Our undergraduate programmes
Ecological and Environmental Sciences
As a School of GeoSciences graduate you will have excellent academic and career prospects – working with industry, staying in academia or entering government and non-government organisations.
Our Careers Service plays an essential part in your wider student experience at the University, offering a range of tailored careers and personal development guidance and support. We support you to recognise the wealth of possibilities ahead, while at university and after graduation, helping you explore new avenues, tap into your talents and build your employability with confidence and enthusiasm.
This article was published on 16 Sep, 2020