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PhD degrees

The Department has a large community of around 130 postgraduate students. About 80 of these are working for the PhD degree, awarded on the basis of individual research and requiring three years of full-time study.

Read about the work of current PhD students.

The Graduate Office in the Department of Geography manages the admission process for PhD students and oversees the development of the Graduate Training Programme.

The overall responsibility for Graduate Studies in Cambridge rests with the Student Registry. Formal applications must be made to Graduate Admissions.