It is a vibrant intellectual home for more than 100 researchers working across the physical sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Our research students of the Human Geography and Environmental Sciences program from The University of Edinburgh are enrolled on PhDs, 3+1 degrees (a Masters degree followed by a PhD), or for MSc by Research degrees.
We work with a broad range of geographic themes and approaches and have particular research strengths in:
- critical and qualitative human geography
- quantitative and statistical geography and GIS
- geohumanities and environmental humanities
- cultural, development, environmental and urban studies
We work closely with communities and groups outside the academy in Scotland and across Europe, but also with communities and groups in:
- South Africa
- Trinidad and Tobago
- critical and popular geopolitics
- the cultural politics of ‘race’, gender and sexuality
- energy futures and extractivism
- food security and sovereignty
- health inequalities
- hazards and disasters
- human-animal relationships
- media and mobilities
- political activism and protest
- sustainable development and environmental resource management
- urban change and gentrification
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.
DisciplinesEarth Sciences Biodiversity & Conservation Environmental Sciences View 18 other PhDs in Earth Sciences in United Kingdom
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.
- We may also consider your application if you have other qualifications or experience; please contact us to check before you apply.
International24700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24700 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Home: £2,250
Living costs for Edinburgh
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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