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PHD Natural and Built Environment

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, FEB-22, MAY-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Undertake an intensive, supervised piece of investigative work
  • Benefit from an established department track record Study in specialist computing and lab facilities
  • Support your studies with seminars, training events and assistance from a supervisory team
  • Graduate with an advanced qualification and excellent career prospects

Undertake a lengthy academic study in an appropriate topic of your choice on this research degree. You'll be supported throughout by academic supervisors. You'll flourish in a vibrant academic and postgraduate community, and graduate with stand-out qualifications.

How you learn

You work closely with a director of studies and a supervisor who specialise in your chosen field, producing an extended thesis of up to 80,000 words for doctoral research. The programme is based on your individual requirements. You can also design it around your employer's requirements, if appropriate, or development your own subject-specific programme of research. Your research can cover any aspect of the natural and built environment in a UK or international context. Dedicated supervisors, associated with UK and international research, provide support.

You learn through

  • supervised research
  • meetings
  • seminars and training sessions
  • informal group sessions
  • conference attendance

Future careers

Research specialists can enter industry and the professions as acknowledged experts in their chosen specialism.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 37 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    112 69%

    20th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    12th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    25th

    3

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