School of Geography

Postgraduate Research Degrees


The School of Geography attracts students from a range of countries, creating a thriving international research student community.

75% of our research output rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

Individual postgraduate research projects may be based within one of our  research themes or cross-over between research groups, and students may have supervisors drawn from more than one group.

You are welcome to contact potential supervisors directly to discuss your research ideas.

Research degree opportunities

View our course pages on the University prospectus:


How to apply

Once you've found the right research opportunity, please view our step-by-step guide, which will take you through the application process.

Facilities and support

The Graduate School supports postgraduates, offering a programme of services including training and development, events, small-scale research funding, and dedicated social and study spaces. Experience student life by exploring areas such as accommodation, student services, sport centres, libraries and more.



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