Research course


University of Sussex · School of Global Studies

Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have a Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree in geography or a closely-related subject area.

In exceptional circumstances, you may be considered for the degree if you have a qualification in a different subject area. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

We enjoy a reputation for world-leading research in a wide range of areas, including policy-relevant studies on global socioeconomic and cultural transformations, and sensitive environmental systems.

You’ll work with expert faculty who are major contributors to policy debates within the UK Government, the EU and other international organisations.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months
part time
72 months

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