Geography and Environmental Science at University of Dundee - UCAS

Course summary

Analyse and understand major challenges facing the world, and develop creative skills in problem-solving, presentation, and communication. You will focus on topical and relevant issues such as climate change, pollution of land and water and the management of natural resources. In Environmental Science, you will gain the knowledge and skills to help build a cleaner future and address the large-scale challenges facing human existence on Earth. In Geography you will study both social and physical sciences across three broad themes: creating just communities and places, shaping environmental futures, and geospatial and digital methods. You will also have the opportunity to go on field trips and to work with partner organisations to help them solve problems that they are currently facing. Our course covers areas including:

  • hydrology
  • remote sensing
  • geology
  • geomorphology
  • oceanography and physics
  • environmental planning and management
  • life sciences including chemistry and biology
We have our own teaching spaces, laboratory, field equipment pool and specialist software like GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and R-statistics to support your learning. The size of our Geography department means that we can get to know you personally and offer a friendly and supportive learning experience. You can contact any member of staff to ask for help. The student-led Geography and Environmental Society also has a programme of activities to help you become part of our community.


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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Royal Geographical Society

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

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English language requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
EU £21900 Year 1
International £21900 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown for Rest of UK and Scottish students are for 2023/24. The fees for 2024/25 have not yet been confirmed and we expect confirmation of these in March 2024. International tuition fees shown are confirmed for 2024/25 entry. These will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.
Geography and Environmental Science at University of Dundee - UCAS