Planning Studentships

How to apply?

To apply for one of the staff-driven projects detailed below, please complete an application form on the Queen’s University Postgraduate Applications Portal. Note that the DfE Studentship application deadline is Friday 16 February 2018 at 5pm.

To be eligible for consideration for a DfE studentship (including a stipend of £14,777 and Home/EU fees), the candidate must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for 3 years (with no restrictions). EU residents may be eligible for studentship covering fees-only.

Further details regarding eligibility criteria (including academic, citizenship and residency criteria) are available at the following link:


Staff-Driven Projects offered for DfE Studentships

Curing qualities of culture: a comparative analysis of Northern Ireland and Cyprus

To build or not to build:  the effects of spatially/ geographically diverse house-building policies on the sustainability of rural communities in the UK 

Planning, Politics and the Public Interest: A UK, Ireland and European Perspective

Resilience Planning in an Era of Neoliberalism

Devolution and Democratisation: A Vehicle for Informal Planning?

The Implications of Brexit for Spatial Planning on the Island of Ireland

Planning for Neurodiversity

Heritage as Commons in a Polarising World

Access to the countryside in Nothern Ireland

Built environment influences on children’s activity space: a cross-cultural comparison

Knowledge Exchange and evidence based policy making in spatial planning

A mixed methods approach investigating the impact of urban regeneration on public health

Liveability Indicators for Belfast

Other Staff-Driven Projects (self-funded position)

Community Energy, Path Dependency and the Low Carbon Transition