M.Sc. Human Geography

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP15140 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6630 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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.

Description

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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

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP15140 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6630 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

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

English Language Requirements

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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)

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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University of Nottingham

Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Nottingham has award-winning campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia and hosts a truly global academic community in all three countries. It is described by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2016 as ‘the nearest Britain has to a truly global university'. The University is placed 70th in the world and in the top 1% of universities internationally by the latest QS World University Rankings (2015).