University of Chester

University of Chester

Geography and Development Studies

Research focuses on the UK, dryland regions, and developing areas of the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean; the department maintains close links with colleagues in a number of overseas institutions (particularly in Spain, the Caribbean, Egypt and Vietnam).

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a discipline appropriate to their intended area of research; substantial prior research experience may, in some instances, be acceptable in place of a 1st degree qualification; if the student is not sure whether this might apply to them, they need to contact the Graduate School who can advise them; international students must provide evidence of English proficiency at the time of application.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 9,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 9,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,826 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,913 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01244 511000