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International Development PhD

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research profile

The University of Edinburgh is host to a thriving and cosmopolitan community of researchers working on global development issues.

Research topics

We are home to internationally recognised academics working at the intersection of: international development policy and health; science/technology; culture; religion; migration etc.

Research community

Doctoral students in International Development become part of a vibrant, interdisciplinary research community, and members of the Global Development Academy, which coordinates research and teaching on international development across the University.

Training and support

As a postgraduate in our International Development group, you will receive regular one-to-one thesis supervision from two supervisors with expertise in your regional and/or specific research areas.

Focused supervision in the International Development group is drawn from faculty associated to: Centre of African Studies; Sociology; Social Anthropology; Social Policy; Politics and History.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 21,150per 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

    13th out of 80 7

    11th out of 86

    5th out of 105 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    177 80%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    13th

    34
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    66th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    184 89%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    15th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    79th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    181 94%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    13th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    87th

    1

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