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Geography and Planning

Cardiff University

36 months
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About

The School of Geography and Planning is a major international centre for research in the areas of city and regional planning, human geography and urban design from Cardiff University, where you can study the Geography and Planning programme.

Overview

As a top-rated research school with the ambition to play a leading role in academic and policy debates at national and international levels, we aim to recruit committed research students for the pursuit of innovative, cutting-edge research at PhD level.With our international linkages and research profile, we provide a rich and lively scholarly environment in which to conduct doctoral research work. At present there are around 30 full-time PhD students in the School.

Features

First year Geography and Planning students from Cardiff University, will be expected (depending upon prior learning and experience) to undertake some or all of the MSc in Social Science Research Methods. Distinct routes through the course in planning, housing, sustainability, transport and regeneration are available.

A series of shared offices are available for PhD students and each full-time student has access to computer facilities.

Programme Structure

Our research structured around the following broad themes:
  • Sustainable consumption and production systems
  • Poverty, social justice and entitlement
  • Regional, city-region and neighbourhood governance
  • Innovation and regeneration
  • Complexity, urban evolution and environmental systems
  • Pedagogy, knowledge and the built environment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The 2,000-word synopsis of the proposed research should include the following:

  • aims and purpose of the research
  • overview of the academic literature relevant to your field
  • proposed methodology
  • academic contributions of your research
  • Applicants should normally hold a first or second class Honours degree (or equivalent) or a Masters degree in a discipline relevant to the particular area of research.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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