Research course

Department of Geography

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Geography
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Usually an upper 2nd-class degree in geography or another subject relevant to the proposed research.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Department of Geography is one of the top 6 research geography departments in the UK (RAE Grade 5*/6*), and has been awarded ESRC mode A status as a recognised centre for postgraduate training.

Department specialisms

Developing Areas Research (Africa, Latin America, Asia urbanisation, environment, ICT4D, geopolitics); Environment and Policy, (Governance and planning; urban and environmental change, sustainability) Quaternary Science (climate change, Social and sediment analysis geochronology, glaciology); social and cultural geography (geographical knowledge, mapping, memory, postcolonialism, consumption).

Information for international students

Particular emphasis is placed on supporting overseas postgraduates see http://www.gg.rhul.ac.uk/postgrads/overseas.html

Fees and funding

NERC, ESRC, AHRC, commonwealth sponsorship, college studentships, various others depending on case.
See http://www.gg.rhul.ac.uk/postgrads/pg-funding.html

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Prof Tim Unwin
Email
Tim.Unwin@rhul.ac.uk
Phone
01784 443563
Fax
01784 472836