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10 reasons to study a geography degree at Swansea

  • We have consistently high student satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey (93% in 2017) 12th in the UK overall for Geology (Complete University Guide 2017)
  • Geography at Swansea is in the UK TOP TEN for research impact (Research Excellent Framework 2014)
  • Earth Science at Swansea world ranked 201-300 (out of 300) in the new Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2017
  • Geography at Swansea world ranked 51-75 (out of 200) in the new Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2017
  • £4.2m investment in state-of-the art Science laboratories
  • Internationally-renowned academic: Professor Tavi Murray: first woman to be awarded Polar Medal by HM Queen for outstanding service to polar research
  • Internationally-renowned academic: Professor Adrian Luckman: global media coverage for his climate change research into the collapse of the Larsen C ice shelf
  • Internationally-renowned academic: Professor Peter North: international coverage of his work with NASA into the ‘greening-up’ of the Amazon forest
  • Internationally-renowned academic:  Professor Siwan Davies (work focuses on establishing why climate has changed dramatically and abruptly in the past 100,000 years through the investigation of volcanic ash deposits trapped in ice sheets)
  • 8th in the UK for research impact (REF 2014]