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PhD in Global Development

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PhD details

3 to 4 years full-time
6 years part-time

Start date

October 2023
January 2024

(semester dates)

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2023/24 UK fees

2023/24 international fees

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Contact our Graduate Office
+44 (0)1904 323542 uk

Combine interdisciplinary expertise to explore a global challenge and develop key skills for your career in development, academia or research.

If your passion lies in creating a just and sustainable world and transforming development policy, this doctoral degree will give you the independence to focus on a  global challenge of your choice. Study with us and receive expert interdisciplinary guidance from our supportive staff.

The focus of your work will be an independent research project. We provide training which will equip you with skills in a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods to support your growing expertise. The PhD requires a dissertation of up to 80,000 words.

Postgraduate research provides opportunities to develop your academic, creative and practical skills. You'll work independently in an academic environment where scholarship and creativity go hand-in-hand.

Join one of our leading research groups, which brings together expertise in various fields. Find out more about our research groups.