Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Ph.D. | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Ph.D. On Campus

Architecture, Planning and Landscape

36 months
20900 GBP/year
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We offer a flexible range of opportunities for postgraduate research. We welcome PhD proposals in any topic related to Architecture, Planning, and Landscape at the Newcastle University.


We offer supervision in the following areas:

Architectural and planning education

With the Architecture, Planning, and Landscape at the Newcastle University you will conduct research into innovative teaching methods, the integration of theory and practice, and learn from related creative disciplines.

Key facts:

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has funded research into effective skills transfer. This activity is strengthened through our involvement in the:

  • European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE)
  • Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP)
  • European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) including the Le NOTRE EU Network

Architectural science and environmental design

  • design related aspects of construction and the use of buildings
  • non-destructive testing
  • simulation
  • measurement of energy
  • environmental performance

Cities and technology

  • the changing relationship between utilities, the development, planning and management of contemporary cities
  • culture and the built environment, including cultural change and transformation of the built environment

Design history and theory

  • architectural history
  • architectural theory
  • material culture

Environmental economics

  • environmental economics
  • valuation
  • benefit appraisal

Environmental management

  • Our research in this area covers environmental planning, management, impact assessment, sustainability, and Local Agenda 21 issues.

Landscape architecture, landscape planning, landscape design and landscape management

  • landscape architecture theory, philosophy and environmental ethics
  • sustainable landscape planning, design and management
  • the history and development of the designed and cultural landscape

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social housing
  • Community development
  • Information technology in construction
  • Computer-based information search
  • Retrieval systems
  • Building product modelling with a philosophy of taking basic and applied research through to the end users

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application closing date for this course, but specific deadlines for funding may apply.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree in an appropriate discipline, or international equivalent. If you have no research experience you will need to register for an MPhil in the first instance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20900 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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