What can I do with an environment degree?

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See your future ... in the environment

Geography degree student tending to plants

Climate change is impacting all of us, the places that we occupy and the lives that we lead. By choosing to studying geography or environmental management with Salford, you can open the door to a wide range of careers where you can help to combat the impact of climate change and encourage more sustainable livelihoods.

With opportunities emerging across the public, private and voluntary sectors, in corporate environmental management and in environmental consultancy there has never been a more important time to study the environment. Read on to discover more.

Responding to the climate crisis

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As the effects of climate change become more extreme, we need more environmental professionals to work to reduce its impact.

From renewable energy development to reducing single use plastics, there are interventions we can make now to lessen the impact in the future.

Explore some related roles and courses that can help to fight climate change.

Download our Climate Change Poster

Geography and Environmental Management courses at Salford

Environmental Management

If you are interested in sustainable development and planning, want a career in a new, developing and challenging area, if you want to improve the environmental performance of organisations or help to mitigate global climate change, then this course is for you.

Explore our environmental management courses:

BSc (Hons) Environmental Management

BSc (Hons) Environmental Management with Foundation Year


Environmental Geography

These courses offer a unique learning experience by providing you with the opportunity to combine the investigative approach of a geographer with the applied skills of an environmental manager in order to address the significant environmental challenges faced by society today.

Explore our environmental geography courses: 

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography with Professional Experience

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography with Studies in the USA 


Our BSc (Hons) Geography course will prepare you for a variety of career pathways from environmental consultancies and utility companies to transport planning and property management. 

Explore our geography courses: 

BSc (Hons) Geography

BSc (Hons) Geography with Foundation Year