UCL Department of Geography



Our interdisciplinary programmes combine theory with practical fieldwork. Our students have the opportunity to get involved in global research on some of the world’s biggest issues including climate change, global migration and environmental management.

Why study with us

  • Our scholars are world leaders in their fields of research.
  • Our interdisciplinary programmes offer a range of modules, meaning you can tailor your studies to suit your interests and career aspirations.
  • Our staff to student ratio is rated excellent, providing you with personal supervision.
  • Our Bloomsbury campus is based in the heart of London, delivering a picturesque and exciting place to study.
  • Our graduates are highly sought after by employers in the public, private and charitable sectors across the UK and abroad.

Our Programmes

We offer Undergraduate, Graduate Taught and Graduate Research programmes spanning human and physical geography. We are consistently ranked as one of the best Geography departments in the UK, with world-class researchers leading our programmes.

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Find out how to apply, the modules you can study, and lots more information.  

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Postgraduate Taught

Our MSc Programmes cover a wide range of issues in modern geography.

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Postgraduate Research

Our students are carrying out original research with real global impact.

UCL Geography students at a government building in Gibraltar


The skills you learn with us will equip you for work in a wide range of sectors and roles.

UCL Geography student Paul Kim

Student Testimonials

Find out what it's really like studying with the UCL Department of Geography.

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