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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Geography is one of the four subject disciplines within the School of Environmental Sciences at Liverpool and offers excellent postgraduate research programmes.


We aim to produce researchers with strong, transferrable research skills, who are internationally recognised in their fields and understand current environmental and academic research problems.

You’ll develop your research skills primarily by completing a project under supervision. The skills you’ll gain will typically include:-

data collection
manipulation of the data
data interpretation and modelling
critical analysis
literature surveys
presentation skills, through international conferences.

Research themes

Our research themes are:

Geographies of Population and the Lifecourse Globalisation
Development and Place Advanced Environmental Analytical Techniques
The study of Environmental and Climate Change.

Different course options

Full time | University of Liverpool | 2 years | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from well qualified graduates who would typically hold a UK first degree or equivalent in the first or 2:1 class, or a 2:2 class degree plus a Masters degree, in a relevant subject.

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