Research course

Urban Studies

Institution
University of Westminster · Planning and Transport
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a first degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending); and (if English is not your first language) appropriate English Language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self-directed study and training as a researcher.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Based in our Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, our Urban Research Group involves a cross-disciplinary group of researchers whose areas of interest include:

Housing and related social policy;
international development;
regeneration;
urban and regional planning;
urban design;
and urban studies.

We have a thriving community of PhD students and offer supervision to suitably qualified applicants whose topics engage with our research interests.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.

Fees and funding

Please find details of fees and the range of funding opportunities (including studentships) available through the University on our website.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
48-96 months
full time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Admissions
Email
researchapplications@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7911 5731