Oxford Brookes University


Supervision is available for research in the following main areas: community development/empowerment policies in the urban sector; comparative place promotion; economic and financial modelling; environmental impact assessment; environmental impact assessment studies, including tourism, energy and transport; environmental policy, planning and evaluation; evolution of planning systems and land use policies under conditions of rapid change; housing management and social exclusion studies; impacts of aids and structural adjustment lending programmes (urban sector); innovation, technology transfer and regional development; leisure, sports and recreation policy planning; national and local planning policy reviews; participation and partnership studies; planning theory and history; planning obligations; regional planning and governance; socio-economic impact studies; strategic environmental assessment; strategic, regional and local transport policy assessment; sustainable development; challenges of refugees and asylum seekers for policy making; urban growth management and green belt policy; urban and housing regeneration studies.

Entry requirements

MPhil or MPhil/PhD: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; alternative qualifications considered individually; PhD: Master's degree in appropriate discipline (including research training and research project).

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 11,540 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

Key information

Graduate Office
Telephone number: 
01865 484244