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Geography and Planning PhD

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Town & Country Planning Geography

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The School of Geography and Planning is a major international centre for research in the areas of city and regional planning, human geography and urban design. As a top-rated research school with the ambition to play a leading role in academic and policy debates at national and international levels, we aim to recruit committed research students for the pursuit of innovative, cutting-edge research at PhD level. With our international linkages and research profile, we provide a rich and lively scholarly environment in which to conduct doctoral research work. At present there are around 30 full-time PhD students in the School. Our research structured around the following broad themes: Sustainable consumption and production systems; Poverty, social justice and entitlement; Regional, city-region and neighbourhood governance; Innovation and regeneration; Complexity, urban evolution and environmental systems; Pedagogy, knowledge and the built environment. These themes are explored at multiple scales (supra-national, national, regional and local), in urban and rural spaces, and across different sectors (such as housing, environment, labour markets).

Different course options

Full time | Cardiff University | 3 years | 01-OCT-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

01-OCT-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a first or second class Honours degree (or equivalent) or a Masters degree in a discipline relevant to the particular area of research.

University information

Cardiff University is the oldest university in the capital of Wales. This vibrant and diverse Russell Group university has over 31,000 students, 8,455 of which are postgraduate students and nearly 8,000 are international students, coming from over 180 countries. The University is renowned for research-led teaching and cultivates a stimulating academic environment where cutting-edge research can be produced. The University was ranked 5th in...more

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