|Application deadline:||Applications can be made at any time|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015, December 2015|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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This programme offers an overview of contemporary methods and techniques in human geography, meeting the needs of those considering research at graduate level.
Combining hands-on experience of planning and executing research projects in the social sciences with a critical overview of debates in methodology, the programme offers the ideal grounding for students wishing to pursue a PhD in human geography.
More broadly, it equips students from a wide range of backgrounds with general and subject-specific research skills opening employment opportunities in a research position in the private, public or voluntary sectors.
Research interests span cultural, economic, development, historical, political, feminist, social and urban geography. We have a longstanding reputation for conducting leading-edge, policy-relevant research organized around two main themes: Children, Youth and Families, and Migration; Identity and the State.
Semester 1* * Globalization: Key Debates and Issues
* Textual Analysis: Research Techniques
* Research Methods
Semester 2* * Dissertation
* Doing Global Research
* Globalization and Society
* semesters in which modules are taken are subject to possible change
Coursework and examination, plus a dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an agreed topic.
High lower second class degree, of 55% of above, or upper second class honours degree in geography or other social sciences / humanities discipline or international equivalent.
Acceptable English language qualification
* GCSE English Language - Grade C or above
* IELTS band 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking
* TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22
| CAE score: (read more) |
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.
|193 (Grade B)|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||92|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.
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