Your next steps
Learning and support
Your learning experience
How can you make a difference?
We're helping to tackle global challenges, and we want you to be a part of it.
Watch this video and discover about Earth and Environmental Sciences and the different pathways you can focus on.
Meet your lecturers
Introducing our current first year teaching team.
Find out more about the lecturers who'll deliver your first year modules. They will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding as well as inspire you in the subject, and specialist areas, they are experts in.
Example materials in Evolution and Palaeobiology
Explore engaging online course content for seven lectures delivered to students as part of this course unit.
VIDEO: Environmental modelling at Manchester
Dr Paul Connolly gives a lecture introducing his second-year course unit.
Everything you need to know about student finance, and the funding available to you as an undergraduate student in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Student life at Manchester
Student life at Manchester
Explore the experience you’ll enjoy in the department.
We’re one of the largest departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the UK, giving you access to a vibrant community of students, lecturers and researchers.
You will also benefit from small-group working and a close working relationship with renowned, world-leading teachers in their field.
Life in the lab
BSc Environmental Science student Klaudia Jedyka talked to us about her experience of lab work during her dissertation.
Careers and employability
Make a difference
Benefit from our research into climate change, pollution and ecosystem conservation, energy and resources, opening doors to roles that can make a difference. Fieldwork will give you multidisciplinary problem-solving and team-working skills, which graduate employers actively look for.
- Employability: 82% (15 months after graduation, Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2019)
- Average salary: £26,111 (15 months after graduation, Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2020)
My graduate journey - 1 year on
Matt’s passion for the natural world led to him pursuing a career that would allow him to protect the natural environment.
My graduate journey - 2 years on
Madeleine tells us how her interest in corporate social responsibility and planet conservation secured her an influential job at Finastra.
Our graduate journey - 5 years on
From A levels to space exploration: discover the fascinating careers of Nat Curran (NASA) and Fran McDonald (ESA).
My graduate journey - 10 years on
Alicia's career as a Mining Technology Consultant allows her to travel the world, from the Surinamese jungle to the Kalahari desert.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
Watch a recording of our recent parents / carers and supporters session for courses within the School of Natural Sciences.
This session was directed at parents/carers and supporters to find out more information and ask questions about your chosen course and the University.
Earth and Environmental Sciences - on demand
Revisit your Earth and Environmental Sciences session from the recent virtual undergraduate open day.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
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