What’s it like to study a PhD in Human Geography?
You’ll spend the majority of your time as a Human Geography PhD candidate conducting independent research. Depending on the focus on your project, you’ll may use a diverse range of research methods such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, field studies, and participant observation.
Some popular research areas include:
- Poverty and inequality
- War and conflict
- Digital geographies
Alongside your research, you may be required to attend additional training and help with undergraduate teaching. You may also have the chance to present at academic conferences and publish your work in journals.
There are a variety of advertised PhD projects available in Human Geography, but you also have the option of proposing your own project.