What’s it like to study a PhD in Urban Geography?
Working under the guidance of an expert supervisor, you’ll work towards an extended dissertation that should make a significant contribution to the field of Urban Geography.
Possible research topics include:
- City classification
- Gated communities
- City transportation
- Urban planning and development
You’ll spend much of your time as a PhD student Urban Geography conducting independent research, which might include numerous methods such as field work, interviews, surveys, or the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
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 handful of advertised PhD projects in Urban Geography, but most students will propose their own project.