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Department of Geography

 

Human Geography, Social Science and Humanities PhD Opportunities

Human Geography, Social Science and Humanities PhD Opportunities

Enquiries, applications and admissions

The Department of Geography has a strong PhD community in the social sciences and humanities, funded by UK research councils, the Gates Trust and the Cambridge Overseas Trust. We currently have 12 students funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council,. In October 2013, five new students will commence research, funded by the economic and Social Research Council through the university’s Doctoral Training Centre. We anticipate having at least two ESRC 1+3 studentships to award for October 2014.

We welcome enquiries and applications from those with backgrounds in Human Geography, Social; Science and the Humanities, in any related and relevant discipline (e.g. Geography, History, Economics, Anthropology, Political Science, English or Law). Applicants should hold, or expect shortly to obtain, at least an Upper Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent.

  • UK / EU nationals who wish to be considered for a Economic Research Council (NERC) studentship or a Cambridge Home and EU Scholarship Scheme (CHESS) award. Deadline: Friday, 13 January 2012. Read further details.
  • Non UK nationals who wish to be considered for a scholarship administered by the University of Cambridge for an October 2012 start: deadline 15th October 2011 for students from USA and 2nd December 2011 for students from all other countries. Read further details.
  • Anyone who has secured full funding already. Please apply as soon as possible and at least 3 months before the start date, i.e. by 30 March 2012 for October 2012 start. Read further details.