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- Faculty of Environment
- School of Geography
- Research degrees
Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.
We offer four types of research degrees, including a PhD, split-site PhD, MPhil and an MA or MSc by Research.
You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.
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Postgraduate research in the School of Geography
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Doctoral Training Programmes
The School of Geography contributes to a number of structured PhD training programmes which focus on interdisciplinary research. Each year the White Rose ESRC Doctoral Training Centre and the Panorama NERC Doctoral Training Partnership offer a number of funded projects. The new Centre for Satellite Data in Environmental Science (SENSE) will enable 50 fully-funded PhD researchers to harness satellite data to tackle global environmental challenges. The new Extinction Studies DTP, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, will fund six to seven doctoral researchers per year to explore responses to the global extinction crisis.