Research course

Town and Regional Planning

University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Honours degree at 2.1 or above, or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline. See website for full entry requirement details.

Months of entry


Course content

At present, The Geddes Institute has students registered for PhDs in subjects closely related to staff interests and research commissions. The research themes include planning and development, housing studies, social justice and planning and property development. There is a strong international dimension to this research portfolio.

  • Negotiated settlements and land development in Malaysia;
  • Housing in developing countries;
  • Low cost home ownership in Kuala Lumpur;
  • Housing and younger women;
  • Social justice, housing and transport;
  • Social justice and the role of the educational sector; and
  • The role of place-branding in the promotion of foreign direct investment in northern Germany.

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Department specialisms

Housing and homelessness Community Planning Environmental governance Conservation practice Geddes Institute for Urban Research

Information for international students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Alda Ritchie
+44 (0)1382 345236