PhD Planning and Environmental Management / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- 3 years
- Entry requirements
- A First or Upper Second Class Bachelor's degree (or its international equivalent).
- A relevant master's degree, with Merit and a minimum average grade of 60% in both the taught course units and your dissertation (or international equivalent of 60%).
- How to apply
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PhD Planning and Environmental Management provides a vibrant and nurturing research environment for those who are interested in pursuing research in urban and regional planning; future cities and data analysis; environmental planning and management; environmental impact assessment; green infrastructure, urban design and regeneration; and housing and property development.
Our planning and environmental management research focuses primarily around the making of future cities - embracing issues such as spatial analysis, urban governance and sustainability.
We aspire to create better cities by critically analysing and helping shape better policies for promoting equitable and sustainable cities for future generations.
In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), 99% of our department's research activities were considered as internationally recognised, with an exceptionally high proportion (75%) judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.
Our research focuses on the UK, Europe and other international arena such as China and Latin America.
Staff members and research students are also active in engaging with the Manchester Urban Institute , particularly via the Spatial Policy and Analysis Laboratory and the Global Urbanism Research Group .
Postgraduate research students are regarded as an integral part of our research culture, and we recruit high-calibre students from all over the world to join our diverse, multidisciplinary, and international team.
The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and programmes.
On this day, you will find out more about the School of Environment, Education and Development and our resources, and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
For more information, see Open days
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000
International students (per annum): £18,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000
International students (per annum): £9,250
Your fees will cover the cost of your study at the University, as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision, examinations and graduation (excluding graduation robe hire).
Payment of tuition fees will also entitle you to membership of The University of Manchester library, the Students' Union and the Athletic Union.
We receive money from a range of sources to help you fund your research and have a range of awards on offer, covering tuition fees and a generous stipend.
Our research students receive funding from a wide range of sources including the Economic and Social Research Council, Engineering and Physical Science Council, China Scholarship Council, Ford Foundation, other international government and bodies funding, as well as The University of Manchester's own studentships.
Application deadlines for internal funding opportunities are often at the beginning of February for programmes starting the following September. If you're planning to apply for a scholarship or award that is not attached to a particular project, you'll normally need to hold an offer of a place from the University before applying.
Search for current funding opportunities by country and research programme using our database search tool
The UK government has confirmed that doctoral loans will be available for those studying PhDs and equivalent doctoral programmes including professional doctorates from 2018/19. The loan will be for a maximum of £25,000 over the duration of the course.
UK nationals who are ordinarily resident in England, aged 59 or under, who are not already receiving funding via a UK Research Council, are eligible.
- 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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