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The world is changing - through natural causes and the impact of human activity. These changes affect the whole of society and there is a growing need to understand them to provide advice and practical solutions to manage and mitigate their impact.

The Faculty of Environment is a world-leader in responding to global challenges with over 400 staff actively engaged in research and teaching across a wide range of topics, covering earth sciences, environmental science and sustainability, human and physical geography and transport planning. Our integrated programmes of study offer exciting opportunities to work alongside research leaders and to develop the skills and knowledge required by future decision-makers, industry leaders and informed global citizens.  

Take a look at how we might help you to meet your goals.

A warm welcome.

Andy Dougill,

Dean of Faculty

New online courses earn academic credits for degrees

The University of Leeds has launched a new range of online courses that will enable students to earn academic credits towards degrees.

The university is one of eight leading higher education institutions from around the world offering such courses on the FutureLearn platform of massive open online courses (MOOCs).

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