University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Geographical Sciences (Human Geography)

The School of Geographical Sciences is a leading international centre for research. It has been ranked the top geography department in the UK in every government assessment of research excellence. The graduate school is integral to this success. The excellence of Bristol's social science research was confirmed by the latest Research Excellence Framework. Overall, when intensity is taken into account, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law ranks second in the country, while the School of Geographical Sciences ranked first. We have a large and vibrant graduate community, focusing both on PhDs by research and on taught programmes. The graduate community has a strong international and interdisciplinary flavour, and offers an exceptional academic environment for postgraduate research.

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent qualification and a Master's qualification from a UK university (or equivalent).

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Sponsorship information

Economic and Social researc Council 1+3 and +3 funding may be available; CASE studentships may also be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (EU) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (England) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (Scotland) 7 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (Wales) 7 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,145 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,073 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Geographical Sciences
Telephone number: 
0117 954 5977