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Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies

 


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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.

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From one-term courses to PhDs, our teaching and administrative staff look forward to welcoming you on one of our many programmes.

New book: Dr Karen Wells "Childhood, Youth and Violence in Global Contexts"

GEDS Assistant Dean, Dr Karen Wells, has recently had a new book published, "Childhood, Youth and Violence in Global Contexts"

Just published: 'Mobilities and Neighbourhood Belonging in Cities and Suburbs' by Dr Paul Watt

A summary of the just published book edited by Dr Paul Watt, Senior Lecturer In Urban Studies

Former Birkbeck students reflect on their time as GEDS students

GEDS postgraduate alumni discuss how their studies have helped their careers

Birkbeck alumna awarded MBE for services to development in Helmand Province

Cleo Blackman works for Department for International Development

14 October 2014 - 17:15: London Group of Historical Geographers Seminar Programme, Autumn 2014

'Scarcity and Plenty'

23 October 2014 - 20:30: Black History Month, in association with the New Black Film Collective

Black History Month, Birkbeck's Paul Watt will join Khadija Nawaz from the East Thames Housing Association in a panel hosted by Yvonne Connikie from The New Black Film Collective.

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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.