Development Studies (Global Studies) PhD

Join our lively community of doctoral researchers and address some of the most important current issues in international development.

You’ll work with a range of experts from across the natural and social sciences whose cutting-edge original research has made a significant impact on individuals, institutions and societies around the world. Our other research interests are in fields such as:

environmental management

human rights

migration and poverty

gender and development

corporate social responsibility. 

Degree requirements

You’re normally expected to have a Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree.

Subject-specific requirements

Your qualification should be in a relevant social sciences subject. In exceptional circumstances, you may be considered for the degree if you have a qualification in a different subject area. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Start Date


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Brighton , United Kingdom

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United Kingdom



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