The normal entry requirement for MPhil or MPhil with the intention of transferring to a PhD (the route which most of our doctoral candidates take) is a first-class or upper second-class UK honours degree or equivalent. Applications also welcomed from those holding qualifications other than the above and will be considered on their merits and in relation to the nature and scope of the work proposed. The normal entry requirement for the degree of PhD is a recent master's degree in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed research and which has included research training and a research project.
Months of entry
January, September, April
The Department offers excellent research facilities and a friendly environment with high calibre supervision for pursuing research activity in a wide range of topics at both national and international levels. Where appropriate the Department will involve experts from elsewhere in the University, or from external institutions.
Globalisation, land rights and urban livelihoods; Land reform and rural development; Land administration and management; Land and housing policy; Property-led urban development; Sustainable property development; Brownfield development and building retro-fit; Risk assessment of property investment and behavioural finance; Institutional development of property markets; Mass appraisal and valuation.
Information for international students
For applicants who do not have English as their first language, a: British O level, GCSE (grade A, B or C) in English Language; a TOEFL score of 650 or above (written test); or a British Council ELTS band 6 or 7 is necessary.
Fees and funding
Funding opportunities can be found at: Finance
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Professor Ramin Keivani
- +44 (0) 1865 483877