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Geography PhD (Urban and Regional Studies)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our Geography (Urban and Regional Studies) PhD is offered by the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), which has ESRC recognition for its research training programmes. The course may include a coursework element and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis.

This PhD is offered by the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS). The PhD degree may include a coursework element and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis.

Prospective applicants are invited to apply, outlining their research interests. We have ESRC recognition for our research training programmes.

Students will be awarded a PhD from the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Degrees may include a coursework element and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis. Prospective applicants are invited to apply, outlining their research interests.

Employability

We help research students to produce publications arising from their work and encourage them to publish as single authors when appropriate. Many research students are aiming for academic careers and we recognise the importance of providing opportunities for them to be involved in teaching and tutorial work, without compromising their obligations as research students.

Application deadline

31 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,380per 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 Birmingham

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

The University of Birmingham is a founding member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities.
Based in the second largest city in the UK, Birmingham offers an outstanding international student experience.
The university has a vibrant international student community and is home to over 10,000 international students from approximately 150 countries.

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