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The Department of Geography and International Development is on the University’s historic Parkgate Road Campus, just a short walk from Chester city centre. Here students benefit from excellent support from teaching staff and modern teaching facilities, including specialist laboratories. Parkgate Road has a wide range of social spaces (e.g. SU building, cafés, bar, green spaces), recreational facilities (e.g. swimming pool, gym, sports hall) and accommodation options.

Careers / Employment

Graduate Outcomes (2017-18) data shows 88.4% of our graduates are in employment or further study 15 months after completing their course.  Our graduates work in a wide range of fields including: environmental consultancy; urban planning and construction; utilities and infrastructure; GIS consultancy; renewable energy; risk management; journalism and international development.

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A network of contacts, a future-focused education and opportunity after opportunity


See what students, graduates and staff from our Geography and International Development programmes have been doing. You can tag your photos with #MyChesterStory for the chance to be featured here, or upload them below. (Terms and Conditions apply)