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Geography MPhil / PhD, or option of joint PhD with HKU/Humboldt/NUS

Geography MPhil / PhD, or option of joint PhD with HKU/Humboldt/NUS

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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Geography

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

The Department of Geography provides a range of opportunities for PhD research. We have over 100 doctoral students drawn from across the world, many of whom are funded by national research councils and international organisations. With 50 full-time academic staff, we provide specialist supervision on topics that range from climate change and hazards mapping to risk analysis, geocomputation and urban futures.

We have a vibrant seminar series that brings in guest speakers from universities across the world and run workshops to showcase doctoral research projects. We also provide a full range of training and support for our PhD students, including opportunities to present your research at national and international conferences.

Joint PhDs available: exciting opportunities to gain a joint PhD with the National University of Singapore, Hong Kong University or Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany)

Description

These groups operate through staff-funded research and PhD student collaboration on research projects. The research themes provide the central focus of our international reputation centre on: cultural, political and social change in cities; urban governance and public policy in cities; urban sustainability; environment and development in low-income locations; monitoring and modelling of terrestrial environmental processes and investigations of the politics of environmental policy. In addition, we have thematic research specialisms in historical geography, geographies of disability, architecture and the built environment, rural development, and remote sensing of the environment.

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

5 years

Start date

JAN-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,550

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,820

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree with 1st class or 2:1 honours and/or a good master's degree.

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