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School of Environment and Development

WELCOME to the School of Environment and Development (SED) For more information about Registration and your programme, please visit our Registration pages
Geography Exciting new courses, trips off campus and distance learning is waiting for you in the Geography Department.
Planning and Environmental Management Interested in how our built and natural environment is changing? Learn more in our Planning Department.
Architecture Train at one of the top architecture schools in the UK, the University of Manchester Architecture Department


  • "This is a great University with an immaculate academic record, plus a great city. Great teaching staff, enjoyable and varied subjects."
    Elinor, BA Environmental Management
    "It's great that there is so much choice here and all the staff are friendly and approachable."
    Lindsay, BSc Geography
  • "I found the units that were taught gave an all-round view of both the planning and environmental sectors and prepared me well for my employment."
    Christopher, BA Environmental Management
    "I chose Manchester as it's the most forward thinking City in England and has a fantastic cultural heritage."
    Dominic, BA Environmental Management
  • "The Geography course offers a great deal of flexibility so that students can specialise in the aspects of the discipline that are of most interest to them."
    David, BSc Geography
    "Not everyone enjoys wet, windy days in the field, but it was what I enjoyed most on the course. My course options meant I was on fieldwork all over the country"
    Tom, BSc Geography