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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.

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."

The Housing Disaster: Danny Dorling in Conversation with Paul Watt

Tuesday 10th February 2015 , 6.30-8pm Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Sq

Reconceiving the Impact of Population Change

We're delighted to announce that Penny Vera-Sanso has been published in a new collection of essays on the realities of poverty in India.

REF 2014 Results

Sociology at Birkbeck is ranked 13th in the UK.

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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.