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International Development (Global Studies) PhD

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 03-JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary


Our PhD is among the most diverse in the world, in terms of supervisors and students, and topics being researched. All our doctoral projects engage with the global challenges that face societies across the world today. You’ll work with a range of experts from across the natural and social sciences whose cutting-edge original research has made a significant impact on individuals, institutions and societies around the world.

In the School of Global Studies, we host one of the UK’s largest doctoral research communities in International Development, and here students have a voice and an identity!

AREAS OF STUDY

Our research interests are in fields such as:

  • environment, resources and mobilisation
  • gender, sexuality and conflict
  • human rights and welfare
  • humanitarian design and citizen aid
  • markets, labour and finance
  • migration and mobility.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    42nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 80 4

    25th out of 86 7

    25th out of 105 7

  • Entry standards

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    133 60%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

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    80 80%

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    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    73rd

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    136 66%

    29th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    26th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    59th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    137 71%

    29th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    20th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    3

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