The Brooks Doctoral College aspires to be a community of doctoral researchers contributing to socially just global development through the research of its members and their progression into leadership roles in public, private and civic institutions.
The combined field experience of our staff covers over 60 countries in Asia, Africa, Central and South America and the Pacific.
Much of this experience has been gained from working with national and international agencies where the focus has been on finding workable solutions to development problems and strengthening institutional capacities.
The The University of Manchester has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help support you with your goals for the future.
As a postgraduate researcher, you'll have access to a dedicated Researcher Development Team who will support your professional development throughout your PhD journey and beyond.
Our researcher development Development Policy and Management programme will enable you to become more aware of your developing researcher identity, equipping you with the skills you need during your PhD and prepare you to integrate into the researcher community.
At every stage of your career, you'll receive relevant, effective and comprehensive professional development opportunities.
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Our four research themes are operationalised through the activities of multidisciplinary clusters of staff and postgraduate researchers:
- Development informatics
- Enterprise, technology and finance
- Politics and Environment
- Global urbanism
- Humanitarianism and development
- Organisations in development
- Poverty and social justice
- State-society relations
- Global production networks, trade and labour
- Migrants, refugees and asylum
- 36 months
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DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Sustainable Development View 11 other PhDs in Sustainable Development in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Academic entry qualification overview
- First or upper second class honours Bachelor degree (or international equivalent) and
- A relevant postgraduate qualification, generally a Master degree, with Merit and a minimum average grade of 60% in the taught modules and a minimum grade of 60% in the dissertation (or international equivalent)
International19000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National6000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Manchester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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