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Ph. D. On Campus

The Americas

University College London (UCL)

36 months
Duration
22900 GBP/year
5690 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Institute of the Americas from University College London (UCL) is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The Americas programme acts as a focal point in the UK for students and researchers seeking to develop in-depth regional and continental knowledge of the Americas.

Overview

Research students in The Americas programme from University College London (UCL) work with leaders in the field to conduct cutting-edge research in history, politics, economics, anthropology, social policy, sociology, political economy, environmental studies, international relations and development.

It also covers the study of relations between regions in the Americas and of relations between the Americas and the rest of the world. The research community is focused on producing ground-breaking research at the forefront of several academic disciplines while contributing to the development of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the Americas.

The institute is also actively engaged in research at the interface of academia and policy, engaging a broad range of stakeholders, including government, NGOs, communications media and civil society in the UK, the Americas, and beyond.

Careers

Graduates are employed in universities, think tanks, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, international bodies, and other institutions around the world.

Employability

Research students at the institute acquire expert knowledge of the Americas in a number of fields, including history, politics, human rights, social policy, economics, environmental sociology, anthropology, international relations and development. Although primarily trained for academic work, research students at the institute acquire extensive transferable skills, including the ability to develop and carry out original and insightful research, to teach both introductory and advanced courses in their field of expertise, to present research to small and large audiences, and network with diverse groups.

Programme Structure

Particular fields of research expertise at the institute include:

  • Climate change and sustainable development
  • History of the Americas
  • Human rights, justice and democratisation
  • Labour history, politics and policy
  • Race, ethnicity and gender in the Americas
  • Social policy in Latin America
  • State, market and the economy
  • The Caribbean: history, politics, society
  • The US presidency
  • US foreign policy
  • Comparative, international and transnational studies of the Americas.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The programme may remain open if places are still available after 31 March 2022 and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June 2022.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5690 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time tuition fee:

  • UK: £2,845/year
  • Overseas: £11,530/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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