Research course

Human Geography and Environment

Institution
University of York · Department of Environment and Geography
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMS by research

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Entry requirements

We prefer applicants to MPhil/PhD programme to have a relevant Masters degree. Those without should consider first taking one of the Department’s taught MScs, a pass in any of which would satisfy minimum entry requirements.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The research in this programme is concentrated in the following key areas for MPhil/PhD:

  • Energy geographies including: international development; public and stakeholder attitudes towards supply, demand, and energy system change; environmental and social justice issues
  • Perceptions of environmental and socio-technical risk issues
  • Environmental, economic and social costs of enhanced transport systems
  • Sustainable agri-food systems, including understanding current or changed behaviours that may affect the sustainability of consumption and production systems in the future
  • Interaction of social, economic and political processes across urban contexts

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to ensure that they meet the University’s minimum language requirements.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72-96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MS by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Maroula Hill
Email
maroula.hill@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1904 324068