The department has a long history of producing high quality and enjoyable courses, recognised by employers for the relevant skills and knowledge they provide students, along with a high level of employability.


Student profiles

Andrew Fielding

Andrew Fielding

Andrew Fielding

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science

The modules provided me with a baseline understanding of principles I now apply on a daily basis, from my introduction to GIS to fieldwork on the beaches of Portals Vells, Mallorca.

Helen Donlon

Helen Donlon

Helen Donlon

BA (Hons) Human Geography

Studying allowed me to develop transferable skills, becoming knowledgeable in global affairs, helping me become well-rounded, acting upon any situation I’m faced with – socially or professionally.

National student survey (NSS) 2019 success

100% of our BSc (Hons) Geology with Physical Geography and 92% of our BSC (Hons) Geography students strongly agree that our learning resources and facilities are excellent within the department and the University as a whole.

Our students commented:

“I have thoroughly enjoyed the last three years studying Geography at Edge Hill University. The consistent support from academic staff is wonderful, and has allowed me to achieve grades beyond my expectations. I would highly recommend the university as a whole.”

“The department has given me the skills and opportunities to excel in my academic career with in-depth analysis and understanding with research and the theoretical & physical aspects.”

“The staff are very friendly and I feel comfortable going to them for help with issues.”

“Field trips have been amazing; assignments set have covered a wide variety of skills.”

“Lab and IT facilities are very good and have been essential to completing my course”

Teaching and Learning

Whichever of our high quality courses you choose, teaching will combine laboratory and workshop practical activities, lectures and seminars, directed independent study, dissertation supervision, tutorials and fieldwork. You will also receive career planning and management training in our Geo-careers module.

Our facilities include teaching and research laboratories for physical and human geography, information technology, remote sensing and geographical information systems, all of which have an extensive range of equipment and technical support.

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