Ambitious and talented postgraduate research students are at the heart of the research and enterprise activities within the Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics.

Our postgraduate student members are involved across all research areas of the centre and benefit from expert supervision from both the centre and wider university. We have also helped candidates successfully apply for funding, including:

The ESRC South Coast Doctoral Training Programme

The AHRC Techne Doctoral Straining Partnership

Discover more about the work of our academic supervisors more about the university’s relevant research study programme areas and find links to application details including the example programmes below:

The university’s PhD programme list reflects some of the more popular disciplines. The Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics will be happy to hear proposals that draw on elements across these and other disciplines, especially where traditionally discrete subject methodologies can be beneficially brought together. We welcome proposals that address one or more of the Centre’s interconnected research areas:

  • Climate justice and environmental politics
  • Migration and mobilities
  • Spatial inequalities and injustices

Our academics are also the driving force behind research a number of Masters degrees that have strong ties to the centre, including:

Research Masters (MRes) degrees provide a background to PhD application and also foster research skills with a wide range of applications. The range of MRes degrees offered by the University of Brighton can be found on the university web pages.

Contact us about research study programmes and funding

Please contact us by email at if you would like to discuss opportunities to study for your PhD with the centre or would like more information on our research Masters courses.