Environmental Hazards and Geography

What is Joint Honours?

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects. You can combine any two subjects as long as they’re in different zones, find out what you can combine this subject with.

Environmental Hazards

Environmental hazards is the study of natural and man-made hazards that affect Earth, such as earthquakes and volcanoes. You'll cover areas including the Earth's surface and climatic hazards, hazard management and develop the knowledge in aspects of geographical, earth and environmental sciences.

During this course you'll specialise in areas of natural and man-made hazards, earth surface and climatic hazards, and hazard management. And you'll develop a strong background in aspects of the geographical, earth and environmental sciences that are essential to the study of hazards.


Geography is an exciting and challenging subject which studies the complex relationships between human beings and their environment. It provides you with an understanding of both physical processes and socio-cultural systems and their roles in environmental change.

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UCAS code: FF78

Start date: September

Course length: full time: three years, part time: four-six years

Campus: Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus

Fees and finance

Key Information Sets

Full time

Part time

Where will I study?

Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus