PhD Study

We're renowned for the quality of our research degrees and have a vibrant and growing Research School. Supervision is by leading academics across the discipline and is supported by a rigorous programme of training.

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Fully funded PhD available

We're advertising a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship titled ‘Urban Peripheries: housing, politics and everyday life in sub-Saharan Africa’.

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About us

We're an international centre of excellence for planning research and are ranked as 'internationally excellent', 'world-leading' with 'outstanding impacts'.

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Apply now

To apply for a PhD you need to complete an online application form, compose a detailed research proposal and provide two references and other supporting information. We're now welcoming applications for entry to the Research School in September 2016.

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Our links

We're part of the White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC) which is a national centre of excellence supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). We’ve strong links with the University’s E-Futures Doctoral Training Centre and the Nuclear First Doctoral Training Centre, both of which are funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

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