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Geography and International Development

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21, OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The University of Chester welcomes students who are interested in studying towards MPhil or PhD research degrees in the Department of Geography and International Development. The department has a strong research culture, with almost 30% of outputs graded at 3 (internationally excellent) or 4 (world leading) in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. It offers research students high quality field and laboratory facilities and committed, experienced research supervisors.

The Department

Graduate students work alongside academic staff in a stimulating and vibrant research environment that facilitates the interchange of ideas and helps to ensure an excellent record of successful completion. Current and recently completed PhD projects include: Rural justice within rural multi-functionality: does rural proofing work?; Land use/land cover change, climate variability and risk assessment in the Benue Trough, Nigeria; Sustainable development in the food sector; The role of anaerobic digestion in achieving soil conservation and sustainable agriculture for sustainable development; The quality of education in conflict: experiences from the West Bank (Palestine).

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,308per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 78 2

    54th out of 72 2

    84th out of 85 4

    86th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    107 48%

    60th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.47 69%

    76th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    106 50%

    54th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    42nd

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    103 47%

    70th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    43rd

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    110 56%

    71st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    81st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    74th

    9

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