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Prospective postgraduates


The Centre for Geography and Environmental Science offers a lively, thriving and innovative research environment. Our innovative taught programmes are developed with input from industry, relevant to 21st century challenges and aim to provide a fantastic platform for future employment. As a student with us you will be part of a vibrant postgraduate community, benefiting from quality research-inspired teaching or supervision and access to outstanding facilities. We offer an intellectually stimulating experience within a supportive and inclusive environment. Research students are supported by the Doctoral College which offers institution-wide support, training, and administration for all of our postgraduate and early career researchers.

The Penryn Campus in Cornwall, is home to the University’s Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) –an interdisciplinary centre leading cutting-edge research into impacts of environmental change and the mitigation and management of its effects.

Postgraduate research

Our research degrees are available full-time or part-time: