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Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies

 


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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.

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."

REF 2014 Results

Sociology at Birkbeck is ranked 13th in the UK.

Nelly Ali, GEDS PhD student guest edited Special Edition of Global Studies of Childhood

GEDS Doctoral student Nelly Ali guest edited a special issue of Global Studies of Childhood - just published!

Birkbeck celebrates strong research success

Birkbeck welcomes the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), published today.

SSHP announces ‘Postgraduate Support Fund’ for postgraduate research students

Thanks to a very generous benefactor’s donation from the estate of Ms. Evelyn Pullin, the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy is delighted to announce the establishment of a ‘Postgraduate Support Fund’ for postgraduate research students.

09 October 2014 - 13:00: GEDS Monthly Research Seminars

04 February 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

12 May 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

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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.