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Durham University

Department of Geography

Career Options & Employability

“A Geography degree at Durham epitomises the truly diverse nature of the discipline. Modules offered cover a wide range of issues, linked closely to cutting edge research projects and are taught by world-leading academics. Studying at Durham challenged my academic interests and provided a fantastic student experience, a combination, I believe is unmatched by any other department in the UK.”

Mel Froude BA (Hons) Geography (2005)

At least 95% of our students gain first or second class degrees and we continue to be a top-rated Department for employability. Our graduates are highly valued, being both skilled and equipped for the job market. Our Geography degrees are proven as springboards to a range of future careers, including those directly related to Geography and many other exciting career pathways.

Student Testimonial

"I have no doubt that my time spent at Durham has made an invaluable difference to my career. I have a degree that is instantly recognisable by employers as being from one of the best geography departments in the country."

Angela Curl BA (Hons) Geography