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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    DEC-20, FEB-21, APR-21, JUL-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

A leading centre of postgraduate teaching and research, the School of Geography has internationally recognised strengths across the discipline.

Research overview

A PhD is the most advanced form of postgraduate study. It is awarded on the successful completion of supervised research, verbal examination and final thesis.

Our students are strongly integrated into our research, contributing across all areas of activity and reflecting the international scope of our work.

Research areas

  • Geography research areas include:
  • Cultural and Historical Geography
  • Economic Worlds
  • Environment and Society
  • Geosciences

Careers

Many of our PhD students continue in the academic field, either at the University of Nottingham or elsewhere. Other recent graduates have gone on to work for organisations such as the Environment Agency, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Experian, the Forestry Commission, and business and professional service firms.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,420per 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 Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    135 64%

    26th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    36th

    10

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