Postgraduate research degrees PhD

University of St Andrews

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The School of Geography and Sustainable Development hosts a diverse and vibrant community of around 50 research students, most of whom are studying for a three-year PhD. The School offers the following research degrees:PhD (Doctorate), normally of three years duration leading to a thesis of no more than 80,000 words and an oral examination.The University of St Andrews offers beautiful surroundings and a stimulating, interdisciplinary intellectual atmosphere. Coupled with supportive supervision, ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
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25th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
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4th
CUG subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2022
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 years

Entry requirements
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Details
Postgraduate candidates will be expected to obtain a good first degree with Honours (at least 2.1) from a recognised UK university or equivalent.

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£4,500 per year
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£18,800 per year
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Latest Geography reviews

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Emma
18 May 21

Postgraduate research degrees PhD

The community feel of the University is amazing! It really helps you integrate and be welcomed, especially when you...
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Student Reviewer
21 Mar 21

Postgraduate research degrees PhD

Despite the unexpected pandemic and its effects on my studies, my experience at University of St Andrews in...

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How Geography students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 19 reviews

5 star 64%
4 star 26%
3 star 10%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 816 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 45%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of St Andrews

College Gate St Andrews
KY16 9AJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leuchars  2.7 miles away

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