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The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) is based in Burnaby Building, within the main University
campus. The building also houses lecture theatres, teaching laboratories and the School’s research laboratories.
The School is strongly committed to active and developing research programmes in a wide range of subjects within
the earth and environmental science areas. We have very active and internationally recognised research groups in
crustal evolution, environmental modelling and monitoring, geohazard assessment, marine biogeochemistry and
ecosystems, and palaeontology and sedimentology.
In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), our submission to the Earth Systems and Environmental Science
Unit of Assessment (UoA) comprised ten researchers in SEES and four from the School of Biological Sciences. We
are proud that approximately 90 per cent of our research in this category was deemed to be of ‘international standard’,
with evidence of ‘world-leading research’ in both areas.
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If you think protecting our coasts and oceans should be a top priority and want a master's qualification that'll give you the skills to do it, then this course is for you. Read more
Are you calm under pressure, capable of lead others in the face of a crisis, and ready for an interesting, rewarding career where you can make a difference? If that sounds like you, our MSc Crisis and Disaster Management degree course could be just what you're looking for. Read more
Ready to apply your geological knowledge to engineering and construction projects both onshore and offshore, and take your studies to postgraduate level? Our MSc Engineering Geology degree course is for you. Read more
Many countries have a significant legacy of contaminants in the ground, caused by industrial and mining activity. These pollutants can pose a significant risk to human health and the environment, so a particular expertise is needed to deal with these contaminated sites. Read more
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are now a major component of information technology – and if you're interested in pursuing a career in this innovative, exciting field, our MSc Geographical Information Systems (GIS) degree course will give you the tools to succeed. Read more
If you're fascinated by the natural and man-made hazards that affect our planet and want to understand the physical processes that generate natural hazards, then the MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards degree course will take your understanding of the challenges ahead to the next level. Read more