Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in Environmental Planning at Swansea University, UK

Postdoctoral Position in UK United Kingdom

PhD Studentship in Environmental Planning: Dive into the complexities of managing dynamic coastal wetlands across socio-political borders with Swansea University’s fully-funded PhD studentship in the environmental planning pathway. Join a pioneering research project exploring the politics of cross-border conservation of coastal habitats in the British Isles. Applications are open until April 19, offering an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research in coastal management and environmental policy.

Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in Environmental Planning at Swansea University

Location: Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom


  • Applicants must hold qualifications or experience equivalent to an honours degree at a first or upper second-class level, or a master’s degree from a UK academic research organization.
  • Proficiency in English language may be required, with evidence of English Language Competency.
  • Open to students with non-traditional academic backgrounds.
  • International students are eligible, with up to 30% of the cohort comprising international students.
  • Commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in academia.

Description: This fully-funded PhD studentship focuses on understanding the complexities of coastal habitat conservation across socio-political borders in the British Isles. Investigate the impact of coastal dynamics and socio-political borders on environmental planning, exploring case studies such as the Scottish-English border, Welsh-English border, and Northern Ireland-Republic of Ireland border. The project aims to identify bottlenecks and solutions for effective cross-border conservation planning to support both people and nature.

How to Apply:

  1. Complete the online application with the specified course choice, start year, and funding information.
  2. Submit a cover letter, academic CV, research proposal, two academic or professional references, degree certificates and transcripts, proof of English Language Competency (if applicable), and any relevant documentation.
  3. Ensure all required documents are uploaded before the deadline of April 19, 2024.
  4. Informal inquiries can be directed to Dr. Cai Ladd (c.j.t.ladd@swansea.ac.uk).

Last Date for Apply: April 19, 2024

Embark on a transformative research journey at Swansea University, contributing to cutting-edge environmental planning and coastal management research. Apply now and be part of shaping a sustainable future for coastal habitats and communities.



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