PhD in Social Sciences

  • Social Science
  • £4260
  • Per Year
  • EEA
  • 2-3 years
  • On campus

The University of Edinburgh has an internationally recognised community of scholars in Human Geography and related social sciences and humanities. Academic staff within the school offers a variety of expertise across the discipline, with particular strengths in urban, cultural, historical and health geographies.

Human Geography at the University of Edinburgh is a member of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science via the Human Geography, Environment and Urban Planning Pathway. We accept applications for ESRC 1+3 funding, where you will study an MSc by research prior to undertaking a PhD. The MSc by Research in Geography is a training degree recognised by the ESRC. You can take this MSc to fulfil the year-one training requirements of 1+3 ESRC funding, or to qualify for +3 funding from the ESRC. The University of Edinburgh as part of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities is offering studentships in cultural and historical geography.

Description

The University of Edinburgh has an internationally recognised community of scholars. in Human Geography and related social sciences and humanities. We offer world-class supervision and training opportunities and encourage you to engage with other researchers, professionals, practitioners and research users.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

  • University Name :

    University of Edinburgh

    Course Started On :

    July - December

    Course Type :

    Part-time, Full-time

    Course Fee :

    £4260

    Course Sem/Year Type :

    Per Year

    Apply On :

    EEA

  • Course Location :

    Scotland

    Course Language :

    English

    Type Of Education :

    On campus

    Duration :

    2-3 years

    Type of Degree :

    PhD

Requirements

  • Entry requirements

    It is normal in the Social Science Programme to undertake one year of Masters study, before proceeding to a 3 year PhD. This Masters can be undertaken at Edinburgh within the Human Geography Research Group. We also welcome applicants who have an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) accredited Masters training from elsewhere and who wish to undertake a PhD at Edinburgh. The MSc by Research in Geography is a training degree recognised by the ESRC and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and can be taken as a stand-alone degree or to fulfill the year-one training requirements of 1+3 ESRC funding; or by those students who wish to qualify for +3 funding from the ESRC or AHRC.

  • Work Experience

    No Work Requirement