A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant arts, humanities, science or social science subject such as geography, planning, urban studies, environmental studies, sociology, politics, history or business studies.
Months of entry
We offer MPhil and PhD supervision across a wide range of human and physical geography topics. Our research engages with applied issues and public policy concerns, as well as more abstract cultural and theoretical issues.
We were recently ranked within the top 30 geography departments in the world (QS World University Rankings by subject). Almost all our research is world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).
Our staff provide supervision in a range of specialisms. Our research focusses on four research clusters:
- Physical geography
- Economic geographies
- Power, space, politics
- Geographies of social change
See our website for more information.
Information for international studentsTo study this course you need to meet our Band 8 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Jenny Dawley, Postgraduate Secretary, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
- +44 (0) 191 208 5200