Study for a degree tailored to the requirements of industry – 96% of our Master’s graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2014/15).
We have an outstanding track record for student satisfaction – 100% of our Geography and Environmental Science postgraduate taught students satisfied overall (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2015).
You will have the opportunity to gain practical experience of contaminated site investigation and present your findings to an expert panel, made up of a mixture of clients from industry and academics.
Opportunities for you to network with potential employers are built into the course. Our students have previously worked with clients including research institutes, government agencies, non-governmental organisations and environmental consultancies. Companies include Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Rothamsted Research, Forest Research, British Geological Survey, Environment Agency, the Urban Orchard Project, National Trust, RSPB and R3 Environmental.
You will benefit from our custom-designed building with specialised research facilities, learn with our internationally-recognised experts and complete a dedicated residential field class in Dartmoor.
Looking for postgraduate research opportunities?
Come to Reading for your PhD or professional doctorate and join a talented and diverse community of fellow researchers working to improve lives across the globe.