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Innovative courses

The Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies offers courses at all levels that will help you gain up-to-date specialised skills and give you a competitive edge in the workplace.

BSc Social Sciences - places still available

Do you want to become a competent, critical and responsible researcher of the social world? This innovative and flexible interdisciplinary degree course will help you do just that.

iemaSTS Registered Centre

GEDS is an iemaSTS Registered Centre. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the professional membership body for promoting best practice standards in environmental management.

Michael Boampong, PhD Geography

"As it is part of the University of London, Birkbeck is very reputable with a rich learning environment and academic resources."

More than 108 graduate bursaries available for 2015 entry

At least 108 new graduate bursaries of £10,000 each, supported jointly by Birkbeck and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) are available for 2015 entry.

Cities and Sea Level Rise

Project will include flood hazard assessment and adaptation toolkits

New Podcast: 'Violence against women in Mexico and Central America' event

Featuring PhD student Lorena Fuentes (GEDS, Birkbeck) 9th March 2015

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Whatever aspect of geography you are interested in - from local culture to global development; from storms, seas and rivers to cities - you can find your place in the Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies.