University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire – Geography, Environment and Agriculture degrees

The university

The University of Hertfordshire is a lively, diverse community of over 27,100 students from all over the world, united by their ambition, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

We are proud to be recognised not only for our excellent teaching and research, but also for making employability the focus of everything we do. As a result, students enjoy a creative, entrepreneurial environment, enhanced by close links with business and professions, which create exciting placement opportunities for our students.

college-laneOffering a flexible approach to learning, the University offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and research opportunities in a wide range of subjects, from Art, Design and Humanities to Business, Health, Engineering and Computing.

We’re based on two campuses in Hatfield each equipped with first-class student facilities, including state-of-the-art, 24/7 Learning Resources Centres and an extensive sports centre.

There’s also the Forum, one of the county’s top entertainment venues. It’s home to an impressive 1,500-capacity auditorium, a stylish bar, restaurant and a coffee bar with free WiFi.

Geography, Environment and Agriculture

An understanding of the world from social, economic, political and environmental perspectives has never been more critical.
Our geography degree is aimed at students who want to develop their knowledge of our rapidly changing world by combining elements of physical and human geography.

The environmental management degree at the University of Hertfordshire – which can be combined with a degree in agriculture – is designed to develop your understanding of environmental processes, their measurement, and the techniques used to better manage the inter-relationships between society and the environment.

In close collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College, Rothamsted Research and Oaklands College, we offer a unique degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security with integrated work placements in research institutions and industry.


find-courseOur facilities include extensive computing and informatics resources are complemented by several well-equipped specialist laboratories, staffed by experts.

We have four dedicated laboratories for geographical and environmental science. They house field study materials and aerial photography; IT and research resources for geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing; equipment for testing sediments; petrological microscopes; geological maps; and a rock and fossil collection.

In September 2015 we are opening a landmark new development, our stunning science building will bring all our science facilities under one roof. Light, airy and full of state-of-the-art equipment, it will house laboratories, cutting-edge research technology and areas for informal learning and socialising.


Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

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Discover the history and heritage of the University of Hertfordshire. Originally founded in 1952 as Hatfield Technical College and becoming the University of Hertfordshire in 1992


For more information

For more information on Geography, Environment and Agriculture you can GO HERE

University contact details

University Admissions Service
AL10 9AB

tel +44 (0)1707 284800
Fax: +44 (0)1707 284870

email: [email protected]


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