Urban Studies (PhD)

the United Kingdom

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The award
PhD

How long you will study
12 Months

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full-time

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About Urban Studies at University of Kent

Location: Canterbury


Research programmes involve writing a thesis on a particular topic with specialist supervision. You are given research training, which is tailored to the particular needs of your research and takes into account any training you have previously received. You also have opportunities to attend modules on relevant subjects on a non-assessed basis to fill any gaps in your background.

Duration

MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; PhD 3 years full-time, 5 years part-time

Knowledge and understanding

The first year of the programme normally comprises taught modules in research skills training and subject-specific modules as directed by the supervisor, in addition to preliminary research including a systematic review of the literature on the student’s chosen subject. Students will also be expected to attend School research seminars. Unless exempted, wholly or in part, on the grounds of previous research experience or formal training, students will be required to follow four research training modules based upon those required for the MA in Methods of Social Research:

  • Research design and data collection
  • Using secondary and qualitative data
  • Philosophical approaches to research
  • Quantitative analysis

Intellectual Skills

Subject-specific skills

Transferable skills

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Notes about fees for this course

Full Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Full Time Overseas: TBC EUR | Part Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Part Time Overseas: N/A

Entry requirements

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