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University of Plymouth: School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Univeristy of Plymouth
Science and Engineering

Are you looking to develop your career? Join us at the University of Plymouth, we have a modern outlook with a proud heritage that dates back more than 150 years. Our welcoming, vibrant city-centre campus within Britain’s Ocean city provides many opportunities to experience and enjoy the stunning natural environment of the South West.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a full portfolio of postgraduate programmes spanning a wide range of  subjects within three schools, all supported by world-leading academics and technical staff.
The School of Biological and Marine Sciences
The School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

We can offer you a wide variety of postgraduate taught and research-based programmes, each one with a different emphasis. Some provide you with the essentials required to embark on a research career in academia or beyond; while others offer you career-boosting skills, expertise and experience.

The University is renowned for our research in areas such as marine and environmental science, medicine, robotics and psychology and is committed to enhancing the student experience of research informed teaching. We were recipients of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our research in marine plastics pollution in 2019 and we are proudly ranked as one of the UK's top 10 modern universities in the 2019 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings. Nearly two-thirds of our submission to the most recent Research Excellence Framework was rated as ‘world leading’ or of ‘international quality’.

Impact and innovation are at the heart of Plymouth's research culture operating across disciplinary boundaries, and providing outstanding training for postgraduate students. Our research transforms the way we think and enhances our quality of life.

Our strategic institutes are aligned with our diverse research strengths and reflect our strong interdisciplinary approach. They support and encourage collaborative activities, provide a first-class research environment for staff and students, and help to showcase the impact of our ground-breaking work to key audiences on a global stage.

Marine Institute
The first and largest institute in the UK. We integrate our multidisciplinary expertise in marine and maritime research, education and innovation to train new scientists, engineers, policymakers, artists, technicians and business managers of the future

Sustainable Earth Institute
The Sustainable Earth Institute is about promoting a new way of thinking about the future of our world. It brings researchers together with businesses, community groups and individuals to develop cutting-edge research and innovative approaches that build resilience to global challenges.

Our campus is conveniently located in the vibrant city centre, and you live and study at the heart of a thriving student community. You can enjoy an excellent quality of life with UNESCO heritage sites and areas of outstanding natural beauty on your doorstep. Your Plymouth experience could provide wild camps and sunrises on Dartmoor, breath-taking coastal views of Plymouth Hoe to the buzzing atmosphere of the Barbican, there is always something for you to see and do here.

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University of Plymouth
United Kingdom
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