Research course

Geography (Urban and Regional Studies)

University of Birmingham · School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants for a degree by research should have at least a good honours degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent). Students are not normally admitted to an MPhil or PhD degree without first having completed a taught Masters degree. The university requires all PhD students to register initially for MPhil/PhD.

Months of entry


Course content

This PhD is offered by the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS). The PhD degree may include a coursework element and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis.

Prospective applicants are invited to apply, outlining their research interests. We have ESRC recognition for our research training programmes.

Students will be awarded a PhD from the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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