About usThe School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at Plymouth University offers some of the biggest and best geography courses in the UK. We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our teaching and an internationally recognised research centre, the Centre for Research in Environment and Society (CeRES). Our staff are enthusiastic, approachable experts in their fields who have a passion for teaching geography. Geography courses at Plymouth have been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and emphasise practical and applied aspects of geography, that are intellectually challenging and will enhance employability. Our students enjoy living and studying in beautiful South West England, and go on to pursue a wide range of careers.
Successful REF2014 result for geography
We are pleased to announce that almost two thirds of the work that was submitted was assessed as either world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*). Based on 'research power', this places us in the top 20 universities nationally for research in geography.