School of Geography

Welcome to the School of Geography

The School of Geography is a leading international centre for geographical scholarship.

The field of geography is very broad and we teach right across this spectrum, offering undergraduate, postgraduate taught, and postgraduate research courses, with subjects ranging from flooding to financial crises and areas of study from Italy to India.

Members of academic staff are leading international researchers in their specialist fields and this research activity underpins our teaching, ensuring that the latest developments are incorporated into our teaching programme.

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The School of Geography is ranked in the top 40 worldwide for geography according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.

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Latest news

Recent graduate, Omar Clarke, wins dissertation competition

Congratulations Omar Clarke, who was the winner of this year's RGS-IBG Race, Culture and Equality Working Group dissertation competition.
20 October 2016

2016-2017 Language Centre module enrolment

Enrolment takes place from Monday 26 September to Wednesday 28 September: precise dates dependent on which modules you wish to study.
18 August 2016

Kuala Lumpur to Beeston by train - one academic's epic journey between two University campuses

Associate Professor Suzanne McGowan is returning to Nottingham after a three year secondment as Head of the School of Geography at our Malaysia campus.
16 August 2016

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Upcoming events

Internship Fair

24 October 2016 (11:30-15:30)
Atrium, Portland Building, University Park
At this fair you can explore the opportunities open to you and take your first step on the career ladder!

Picturing Place: an exploration of the geographical imagination

16 November 2016 (17:30-19:00)
Room A48 Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park Campus
A seminar hosted by the Nottingham branch of the Geographical Association

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Awards and affiliates

Athena Swan Bronze Award

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School of Geography

Sir Clive Granger Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559