School of Earth and Environment

Career paths


Leeds Earth and Environmental Sciences graduates are in demand among companies that value teamwork skills, independence, numeracy and scientific literacy.

The degree programmes in Environmental Sciences, Geophysical and Geological Sciences offer distinct pathways into the main areas of employment.

Sustainability, Environmental Management and Business graduates have varied options as organisations strive to curb pollution and look at more sustainable methods to maintain and grow their businesses. Increasing legislation has created a market for consultancy services and regulatory bodies. Government statistics show that the environment sector is one of the fastest-growing in the UK economy. Leeds environmental degrees prepare graduates for a professional career through modules that give experience of real-life projects.