University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Environment and Society

This research programme focuses on four key areas: Sustainable Rural and Urban Land Management; Farming, Food and Forestry; The Sustainable Use and Management of Water; Health and Environment. Postgraduate students are strongly integrated into our research, contributing across all areas of activity and reflecting the international scope of our work. Throughout their research programme, students will be allocated at least two supervisors and will receive regular review meetings. Postgraduates will also have access to our excellent research facilities, a researcher development programme to help build skills and expertise, and dedicated careers and employability service to ensure students exceed their potential.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent); previous training in geography or a related discipline and/or completion of a relevant Master's degree would be desirable. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

There are 4 key areas of research: sustainable rural and urban land management (including environmental valuation and ecosystem goods and services); farming, food and forestry; the sustainable use and management of water; health and environment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559