There is a strong tradition in Human Geography research work to study societal matters in different places and regions in the world. This discipline is a framework to pursue broad studies and it gives opportunities to specialize in deep and detailed studies.
Through the Human Geography programme offered at Stockholm University you will obtain – broad knowledge and specialized knowledge in different fields of Human Geography – thorough knowledge in methods required to assess others’ work and pursue own studies – skills to do research work – skills to discuss, communicate and present others’ and your own research results.
Compulsory courses: Space and Society – Theory and Method in Human Geography, 15 credits, Advanced Method in Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning, 15 credits, Master’s Thesis in Human Geograohy, 30 credits.
The contents of the programme can be designed according to your interest. Specializations in landscape studies, population geography, migration, economic geography and urban processes are possible.
The programme leads to a Master’s degree in Human Geography. Through this programme you will develop your skills and competence to do research work, to assess research work and to communicate research work. In parallel you will obtain broad and specialized knowledge in the wide field of Human Geography.
This combination of skills and knowledge qualifies the holder to participate in research and development work and to do advanced applied work.
There are potential employers both nationally and internationally, often in the public sector but also in private firms. The programme offers an ideal grounding for students wishing to pursue doctoral studies.
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