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PhD in International Development

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The application deadline for this programme is 13th July 2018.

We warmly invite candidates to apply for a PhD degree in International Development.

The University of Edinburgh is host to a thriving and cosmopolitan community of researchers working on global development challenges, organised around the Global Development Academy. We are home to internationally renowned academics working at the intersection of international development policy and health, science and technology, religion, migration, energy, urbanisation, mining and human rights, as well as centres of regional expertise in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.

We strongly encourage and support interdisciplinary research, and welcome students who are keen to develop doctoral research projects in collaboration with third parties (NGOs, multilateral/bilateral agencies, campaign groups, or media organisations).

Before applying, please carefully read the information contained on this website. In particular, applicants should consider the information on the pages on Supervisors and Topics and How To Apply. Prior to making an application, students are expected to have contacted the post-graduate advisor, Andrew Bowman, with both a draft research proposal (see details here) and suggestions for potential supervisors (see details here)