Research programmes

Taught programmes

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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Spatial Analysis (Centre for Advanced)

CASA has a world-leading PhD programme that has graduated some 40 PhDs during the last 12 years.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Advanced Spatial Analysis MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5
Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation MRes FT, FX
Smart Cities MRes FT, PT, FX
Smart Cities and Urban Analytics MSc/PG Dip FT, FX

Student/staff ratios

  • 8 staff
  • 12 taught students
  • 19 research students


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Staff View

"I am inspired by the excitement of innovation and finding the 'shiver down the spine' moment when you know a research idea has the potential to change a sector or to make a real difference in our knowledge and understanding of cities."

Dr Andrew Hudson-Smith

Director, CASA

Student View

"In my field of study I can learn the latest technological advances that relate to the urban environment and how to use them to become a better professional."

Flora Roumpani

Degree: PhD