A leading centre of postgraduate teaching and research, the School of Geography has internationally recognised strengths across the discipline. Our PhD programme enables you to conduct original research across a wide range of geographical research areas. Our students are an integral part of our wider research and teaching community. Individual projects may cut across research areas, for example, in fields such as environmental management. You will also be supported by at least two academic advisors, who may be drawn from more than one of our research groups.
You must complete a written thesis of up to 100,000 words, with expert support and advice from your academic advisors. You will also take a verbal examination called a viva voce where you explain your project in depth to an examination panel.
Masters (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline, with an average of 60% or above; applicants with a 2:1 (or international equivalent) or other suitable qualifications and/or at least two years of relevant professional experience also considered. IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).
Fees and funding
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