Graduate careers in Geography
University of Stirling Geography degree graduates are equipped with a unique combination of subject-specific and transferable skills. Our combined approach will allow you to enter a wide range of relevant careers in education, conservation and environment professions, science and technology professions, travel and related occupations, and sports and fitness occupations.
Our graduates have found employment as:
- scientist e.g. analytical biological/research/soil/water etc.
- urban planner
- laboratory technician
- energy advisor
- environmental education officer
- environmental manager/consultant
- recycling officer
- waste management officer
- geographic information analyst
- nature/conservation officer
Geography research at the University of Stirling is carried by the Biological and Environmental Sciences research group. They have have a unique focus on the relationships between people and the environment and our research findings are used to inform policy makers and practitioners in conservation and environmental regulation, planning and management.
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), 60 percent of our research in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences was rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'.