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Ph.D. On Campus

Geography - Urban and Regional Studies

University of Birmingham

36 months
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18450 GBP/year
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About

This Geography - Urban and Regional Studies from University of Birmingham is offered by the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS). The PhD degree may include a coursework element and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis.

Overview

Prospective applicants are invited to apply, outlining their research interests. We have ESRC recognition for our research training programmes.

Career

We help research students of this Geography - Urban and Regional Studies from University of Birmingham to produce publications arising from their work and encourage them to publish as single authors when appropriate. Many research students are aiming for academic careers and we recognise the importance of providing opportunities for them to be involved in teaching and tutorial work, without compromising their obligations as research students.

Programme Structure

Research interests:

  • Urban and brownfield regeneration policies; Culture-led regeneration; Planning and sustainable development; Comparative planning in Europe (especially France, Great Britain and Switzerland). 
  • City centre regeneration; City living and gentrification; Inter-city competition and co-operation; Comparative urban development in Britain, Europe and North America. 
  • Housing markets and neighbourhood change; Housing and social exclusion; Issues related to concentrations of deprivation, segregation and excluded communities; Development of models of affordability at local and regional level for the purpose of housing strategy development. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for a degree by research should have at least a good Honours degree (minimum: upper second-class or equivalent). Students are not normally admitted to an MPhil or PhD degree without first having completed a taught Masters degree. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18450 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18450 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Home/EU students: £2,190 PT

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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