Human Geography, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15140
    Tuition (Year)
    6630
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #147 ,
The MSc Human Geography, University of Nottingham is an ESRC-recognised Masters course that covers current themes in critical human geography and research methods for social scientists.

About

Our MSc Human Geography, University of Nottingham course covers current themes in critical human geography and research methods for social scientists. It provides students with a thorough grounding in key developments in contemporary human geography, as well as advanced level training in geographical research methods, research design, and broader social science concepts and intellectual traditions.

The school has world-recognised expertise in cultural, historical, economic and medical geography along with environmental history. Plus, our academics have received accolades for their research from institutions such as the British Medical Association and the Royal Academy.

Key facts
  • 75% of our research was rated as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014
  • We were rated 'excellent' in the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessment of teaching provision
  • We are ranked 39th worldwide for Geography according to QS World University Rankings by subject 2016

course covers current themes in critical human geography and research methods for social scientists. It provides students with a thorough grounding in key developments in contemporary human geography, as well as advanced level training in geographical research methods, research design, and broader social science concepts and intellectual traditions.

The school has world-recognised expertise in cultural, historical, economic and medical geography along with environmental history. Plus, our academics have received accolades for their research from institutions such as the British Medical Association and the Royal Academy.

Key facts

  • 75% of our research was rated as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014

  • We were rated 'excellent' in the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessment of teaching provision

  • We are ranked 39th worldwide for Geography according to QS World University Rankings by subject 2016

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Critical Human Geography
  • Dissertation: Human Geography
  • Geographical Research Methods
  • Space and Social Theory

Optional modules

Students not on the ESRC DTC pathway must take:

Research Design B

Students select 30 credits of optional modules either provided by the School of Geography, or in other Social Science schools across the University, following agreement by the Course Director and Geography DTC pathway leaders.

Students on the ESRC DTC pathway must take:

  • Philosophy of Research - Social Science
  • Research Design A

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • Entry requirements:2.1(Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent)
  • Including:Any Social Science subject
  • Excluding:Science subjects
  • IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic:62 (minimum 55)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15140 International
  • GBP 6630 EU/EEA

Funding

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