Masters in Geography

Geography is the science of the Earth that is concerned with land formations, terrain, inhabitants and phenomena. There are four traditional directions of research in this field: the spatial analysis of natural and human phenomena, physical study, the study of relations between man and land and Earth science. Geography aims at understanding the Earth with all its natural and artificial complexities.As discipline, Geography can be divided into two areas of study: human and physical geography. Human Geography is focused on the human influence on the environment and the space it inhabits. Physical Geography studies the natural environment, the weather, vegetation, soil, water and land formations.Geography is a base science that is necessary also in solving matters such as climate change, energy dependence, conflicts and war, globalization and even terrorism. Geography has also different applications like urban planning, community development, cartography, climatology, geoscience, transportation management, environmental management and many others in which potential students can specialize.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Geopolitical Studies (GPS) Master Geopolitical Studies (GPS)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 6,000 per year
  • 24 months

Geopolitical Studies is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme fully accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, which seeks to explore the dynamic relationship between International Politics and Human Geography, focussing on essential theories, thinkers and regions.

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Geography and Spatial Planning Master Geography and Spatial Planning
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 400 per year
  • Non-EEA € 400 per year
  • 24 months

The Master in Geography and Spatial Planning is designed to respond to the growing need for highly qualified experts that can embrace the multi- dimensionality and complexity of the evolution of cities and regions, reflecting global changes and local dynamics.

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Physical Geography (Geography) M.Sc. Physical Geography (Geography)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • Non-EEA € 12,573 per year
  • 24 months

The Master's specialisation in Physical Geography aims at analysing the spatial extent of natural resources and the processes that shape and change the landscape. The core of the programme concerns the environmental problems arising from the use of resources such as water, soil and minerals.

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Exploration Geophysics M.Sc. Exploration Geophysics
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 9,250 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 22,500 per year
  • 12 months

The Exploration Geophysics course at University of Leeds prepares you to embark on a career in resource exploration, environmental and engineering geophysics. Running for over 50 years it is well-established and has strong links to industry.

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Marine Geosciences M.Sc. Marine Geosciences
  • Oct 2016
  • International $ 9,100 per year
  • 24 months

With the eastern Mediterranean as our natural marine laboratory, the International M.Sc. Program in Marine Geosciences provides students with a unique opportunity to develop practical scientific experience at sea alongside a rigorous academic curriculum.

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/ MSc By Research M.A. / MSc By Research
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 4,100 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 15,500 per year
  • 12 months

The MSc or MA by Research (MbR) at University of Leeds is distinct from our taught masters programmes and involves planning, implementing and writing up a research project (12 months full time; 24 months part time). You will be supervised by two members of academic staff and will be encouraged to submit your work for publication at the end of the course.

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Geography & Geoinformatics M.Sc. Geography & Geoinformatics
  • Sep 2016
  • Non-EEA € 14,600 per year
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • 24 months

An MSc in Geography and Geoinformatics gives you the opportunity to focus your efforts within a specialised field of geography.

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Urban and Economic Geography M.Sc. Urban and Economic Geography
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,330 per year
  • 24 months

In this master students are trained to analyze increasing urbanization, growing environmental threats and uneven economic globalization.

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Urban Geography M.Sc. Urban Geography
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,330 per year
  • 12 months

The Master's in Urban Geography focuses on the importance of the City from various angles: the dynamics of urban structures, the behaviour of groups, and the problems/perspectives of urban areas.

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Spatial Designs and Society M.Sc. Spatial Designs and Society
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • Non-EEA € 11,800 per year
  • 24 months

This international masters program engages with consumption design, designed sites and design processes from a societal perspective. The program focuses on relationships between people, objects and places paying particular attention to peoples diverse practical and symbolic relationships to design and designed sites. This nexus is unfolded in relation to mobility, consumption and experiences in both production (design processes) and consumption (the purchase and use of things and places).

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Geography (Research Methods) M.A. Geography (Research Methods)
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA £ 7,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 15,700 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in Geography (Research Methods) - or MARM - aims to give a broad training in social science research methodology as well as more specific training in the approaches and techniques used in human geography.

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