Sheffield Hallam University: Natural and Built Environment

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Research


Study, research and conduct investigations with specialist staff in a vibrant postgraduate community, graduating with advanced qualifications in the natural and built environment.

- Undertake an intensive, supervised piece of investigative work

- Benefit from an established department track record Study in specialist computing and lab facilities

- Support your studies with seminars, training events and assistance from a supervisory team

- Graduate with an advanced qualification and excellent career prospects

Undertake a lengthy academic study in an appropriate topic of your choice on this research degree. You'll be supported throughout by academic supervisors. You'll flourish in a vibrant academic and postgraduate community, and graduate with stand-out qualifications.

You work closely with a director of studies and a supervisor who specialise in your chosen field, producing an extended thesis of up to 80,000 words for doctoral research. The programme is based on your individual requirements. You can also design it around your employer's requirements, if appropriate, or development your own subject-specific programme of research. Your research can cover any aspect of the natural and built environment in a UK or international context. Dedicated supervisors, associated with UK and international research, provide support.

**You learn through**
- supervised research

- meetings

- seminars and training sessions

- informal group sessions

- conference attendance

**Field trips**
Funds are available to support you in attending conferences and we encourage you to deliver papers and publish your work.

**Networking opportunities**
Through regular interaction with other postgraduate students, researchers and the wider academic community, including visiting conferences, there is ample opportunity for networking throughout the course.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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