Research course

Geography

Institution
Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

The minimal qualification for PhD applicants is: a good bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, an excellent research proposal. However, a Master's degree is often preferred as evidence of some experience in research. Holders of other qualifications are welcome to apply.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

See http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/StudyHere/Postgraduate/PostgraduateResearch/HowToApply.aspx

Department specialisms

MPhil/PhD research in Geography takes place in the Department of Geographical and Life Sciences. Research interests cover the range of physical, environmental and human geography. Particular strengths are in GIS and cartography, economic and finance geography, and urban and regional studies. The Department has GIS facilities and its own dedicated suite of research laboratories suited to research in biogeography and environmental monitoring. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Alex Kent alex.kent@canterbury.ac.uk.

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from international Students. http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/StudyHere/International/Home.aspx

Fees and funding

Canterbury Christ Church University Graduate School holds an annual scholarship competition. Details can be found here:

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-research/funding-for-research-degrees.aspx

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
60 months
distance learning
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School/Dr Alex Kent
Email
graduateschool@canterbury.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1227 782701