Congratulations on your offer
Choose Manchester and you'll benefit from world-class teaching from renowned scientists.
You will enjoy life-changing, free field trips and use our facilities to understand the world and help tackle global challenges affecting the planet. All while you acquire the skills and hands-on experience for a career with unlimited opportunities.
Explore your world
Experience teaching from a multidisciplinary academic team to study the Earth and planets.
Shape your career with our strong industrial experience option.
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: 84% (15 months after graduation, Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2019)
- Average salary: £27,000 (15 months after graduation, Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2019)
My graduate journey - 2 years on
Jonathan tells us how taking a Space Placement in Industry during his studies helped secure his job in an AI-driven satellite company.
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.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Online content such as lectures, podcasts, presentations and quizzes will allow you to work at your own pace. Real-time face-to-face activities such as classes, tutorials and practicals enable you to apply your understanding.
Blended learning in Evolution and Palaeobiology
Explore engaging online course content for seven lectures delivered to students as part of this course unit.
Blended learning in Sedimentary Rocks and Fossils
Explore how Dr Russell Garwood uses online course content to deliver the fossils element of this course unit.
VIDEO: Environmental modeling at Manchester
Dr Paul Connolly gives a lecture introducing his second-year course unit (originally delivered to students as an asynchronous session).
Our student community
Join the community through GEMS (Geology and Environment for Manchester Students) society.
GEMS is the society for students in the Department, and those who are otherwise interested in earth and environmental sciences. Their FaceBook page will give you a glimpse into our community and activities.
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.
COVID-19 and your course
Providing high quality education
We know the last few months have been challenging and uncertain for us all.
Whatever happens next, you can rest assured that we'll adjust to any changes to public health guidelines while still providing a quality learning environment.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
We will be hosting a dedicated session for parents/carers and supporters in 2021.
This will be similar to the event held in December 2020. Once details have been confirmed, we will send you booking details via email which can be passed to your parents/carers and supporters.
Earth and Environmental Sciences Webinar
Chat to our students
A student’s perspective
Find out more about life at Manchester directly from our students.
Chat with student ambassadors from your subject area.
Ask any questions you have and get the answers only our students can give you.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
Follow the relevant link for details about your course, including the modules, teaching methods, assessments and reading lists:
Beyond your subject
Visit our offer-holder guide to university life
Your university experience is about more than your degree.
Find out where you could live, how we'll support you, what financial packages are available and how we'll help you develop the distinctive attributes of a Manchester graduate.
Accept your offer
This is your future
Log on to UCAS Track to accept or keep track of your offer.
This is how we'll keep in contact with you about what stage your offer is at. It's also where you can accept your offer and make Manchester your first choice for your future.