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Human Geography and Environmental Sciences PhD, Mphil

University of Edinburgh

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-JUL-21, 01-AUG-21, 01-SEP-21, 13-SEP-21, 01-OCT-21, 01-NOV-21, 01-DEC-21, 10-JAN-22, 01-FEB-22, 01-MAR-22, 01-APR-22, 01-MAY-22, 01-JUN-22, 01-JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

This programme draws on the expertise of the the Research Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment (RIGLE) at the University of Edinburgh.

It is a vibrant intellectual home for more than 100 researchers working across the physical sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Our research students are enrolled on PhDs, 3+1 degrees (a Masters degree followed by a PhD), or for MSc by Research degrees.

Training and support?

As a postgraduate research student at Edinburgh, you have access to an exceptionally wide range of training courses offered by the many interdisciplinary researchers across the School of GeoSciences, and more broadly across the university./p>

You will receive guidance both from your supervisory team and the postgraduate research office on appropriate training specific to your research needs and requirements.

Additionally, an academic advisor, separate from your direct supervisory team, is always available to help support you and track your progress and welfare throughout your research degree.

Multiple professional development opportunities are available to you throughout your studies, including support to publish your research and present to peers at internal workshops and national and international conferences, and opportunities and training to teach on the School’s undergraduate programmes in Geography.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,700per 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 Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 71 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    169 84%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    13th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    57th

    10

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