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School of Geography

Why QMUL Geography?

As Director of Graduate Studies, I want students to immerse themselves in the challenging and collegiate intellectual environment of the School of Geography to collectively produce knowledge that shapes social and physical worlds. We are committed to honing students analytical and research skills and supporting their development as researchers and advocates for broader social change.
Professor Kathryn Yusoff, Director of Graduate Studies
Undertaking postgraduate research in physical and environmental sciences in the School of Geography is an exciting opportunity to work alongside academics at the forefront of their discipline. Research in the School is supported by world-class laboratory, field and computational facilities which enable postgraduate researchers to pursue agenda setting science.
Dr Stuart Grieve, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

Our research students work under the close supervision of members of academic staff who are experts in their fields. You will meet regularly with your supervisory team throughout your PhD.

Your supervisors support you in the development of your thesis and in managing your progress through to completion (94% of our PGR students complete on time). Supervisors will also guide you in your professional development.

The School’s research excellence and commitment to its postgraduate studies is reflected in the large number of RCUK funded students that make up our PGR community. These include AHRC, ESRC and NERC studentships.

We are part of the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP), the London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership and are associate members of the London Arts and Humanities Partnership.

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