|Faculty:||Faculty of Social Science
|Description:||The PhD is a research degree in which the thesis, contributing original knowledge to the field of research, is the primary focus. Graduates go on to academic careers or to other occupations in which doctoral-level education is an asset or prerequisite. Courses are chosen to ensure that students have the background required to undertake the thesis research. Students are educated in geographical research through courses and especially through direct individual supervision.
Our graduate programs provide a blend of formal instruction, seminar discussions, personal supervision, a wide array of field experiences in many regions of the world, and the opportunity to practice and improve communication, teaching and research skills. Graduates go on to academic careers, teaching professions or government and industry careers. The PhD is a research degree in which the dissertation, a contribution of original knowledge to Geography is the primary focus.
|Areas of Research:||Development and Health; Environment; Geographic Information Science; Physical Geography; Urban Studies