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Welcome to the Department of Geography and Geology at Edge Hill University. Whichever of our high quality Geography and Geology courses you choose, teaching will combine laboratory and workshop practical activities, lectures and seminars, directed independent study, dissertation supervision, tutorials and fieldwork.

“Studying on the Geography programme at Edge Hill has been one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences of my life. The skills and knowledge gained in the lectures are brought to life on fieldtrips in both the first and second years. Before visiting Mallorca I never realised how many diverse landscapes existed there.”

Rod Crosby, BSc (Hons) Geography student

Geography and Geology department facilities

All of the department’s teaching takes place in our Geosciences building which has a central location in our impressive campus. Our team of friendly tutors are based in the department building and are on hand to offer one-to-one advice.

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The outside of the Geosciences building with two students walking

Careers and employability

Improve your employability

Our degree programmes cover a wide range of key graduate skills. These skills are widely recognised by employers and will help you get the career you want. With these skills, you will be better equipped for a wide variety of employment opportunities, or to continue studying and researching for a postgraduate or professional qualification.

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Explore urban, coastal and upland environments

Fieldwork is a key component of all our degree programmes. It is an essential and enjoyable learning experience which helps to develop friendships and group identity, and provides a unique opportunity to learn important field techniques as well as a range of transferable key skills including project planning and teamwork.

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Department of Geography and Geology
Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
L39 4QP
United Kingdom