PhD Planning and Environmental Management / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy
- 36 months
- Entry requirements
- First or upper second class honours Bachelor degree (or international equivalent) and
- Relevant postgraduate qualification, generally a Master degree, with Merit, and a minimum grade of 60% in the dissertation and a minimum average grade of 60% in the taught modules (or international equivalent)
- How to apply
- Apply online
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Research programmes are available in areas including Environmental Assessment and Planning, Urban Planning and Regeneration, Urban and Regional Development, Strategic and Local Planning, and Sustainability.
Based on an individual skills audit, students may take course units on planning theory, research design process, quantitative and qualitative methodologies, together with course units that support their specific research specialism that are chosen from the suite of graduate programme course units available within Planning and Environmental Management.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,500
International students (per annum): £17,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £2,750
International students (per annum): £8,500
Your tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision, examinations and graduation.
Payment of fees will also entitle you to membership of the Library, the Students' Union and the Athletic Union.
Sources of funding include:
UK Research Councils:
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP)
Includes 1+3 and +3 studentships. Residency eligibility criteria apply. CASE studentships are normally advertised in January / February on our website and at jobs.ac.uk
In addition, funding is sometimes available from one of the following:
- Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
- Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Internal awards are advertised on our funding page from November.
- School of Environment, Education and Development Postgraduate Research Scholarship
- University of Manchester President's Doctoral Scholar Awards (PDS Awards) 2017-18
- Research Impact Scholarships in the School of Environment, Education and Development 2017-18
- Academic department
- School of Environment, Education and Development
- Contact name
- Christopher Kitchen
- +44(0)161 275 0807
- Academic department overview
See: The School .
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