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Doctor of Philosophy in the Built Environment (Town & Regional)

Doctor of Philosophy in the Built Environment: Town and Regional Planning

Every candidate for this qualification shall have:

1. completed the requirements for the Master of the Built Environment or equivalent

or

2. have been granted a conferment of status for the above-mentioned qualification.

The primary purpose of the Doctoral Degree is to develop an individual, in a chosen Built Environment field, to be able to contribute independently to the development of significant and original knowledge at an advanced level.

The research problem, its justification, process and outcome are reported in a thesis, which complies with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.

This qualification is intended for persons who will make a contribution, through research, to understanding the application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialized area of urban and regional planning.