This programme provides you with an excellent grounding in social science research methods and theory and in the theoretical and policy debates around urban space and place. It is ideally suited for those wishing to undertake a PhD or to work in public/third or private sector organizations within a research or policy role. WHY THIS PROGRAMME
- Studying urban research within the setting of Glasgow allows for direct engagement with many of the most pressing urban problems of our time and with the types of solutions being developed to combat these.
- This programme is recognised by the Scottish Graduate School which oversees the allocation of ESRC studentships.
- Our staff are engaged in internationally acclaimed research and evaluation related to key urban policy initiatives across Scotland and beyond.
- By the end of the programme you will be equipped with a secure grounding in social science research theory, will have developed transferable skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods, and will have demonstrated a grounded knowledge and understanding of specialist areas of urban studies.
- An optional field trip to London will provide you with an insight into the complex socio-economic dynamics of city building and design through visits to high profile real estate, planning and regeneration projects. You will have the opportunity to both meet and speak with senior industry professionals and policy-makers involved in the delivery of major urban developments. Past trips have included visits to The Shard, Olympic Park, Crossrail, Battersea Power Station.
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'.
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science or humanities subject. Applicants who do not meet these requirements but with professional experience may be considered.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.
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