Each PhD student must complete 12 units of coursework and a PhD thesis with original research. To reach the PhD candidacy stage, each student should complete two examination papers, one on Geographical Theory and Methodology, the other on one sub-discipline of his/her specialization.
Fields of Specialization
Geo-spatial Data Science
Physical Environment and Resource Management
Urban and Regional Development
Smart Sustainable Cities
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In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should have had a basic training in their undergraduate studies in Geography or other appropriate subjects. Each applicant must submit a research proposal.
PhD applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Geography or related fields and submit his/her master thesis or academic papers.