Practicing Human Geography
To help students to become a thorough and professional researcher, they receive a comprehensive grounding in the practical research methodologies of the discipline. Students also are trained in the philosophical, epistemological and theoretical approaches to human geography. Together, the practical and theoretical approaches to the subject makes students balanced, adaptable and highly-competitive candidate for employment and further doctoral-level research.
Good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5% or above in a related subject. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the university that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.
Modules include: principles of research design; quantitative data collection and analysis; qualitative data collection and analysis; key concepts and debates in human geography research methods in human geography engaging landscape; environmental policy and sustainability; encountering territory; regional policy and governance; rural economy, society and policy; dissertation.
Part 1 of the course is delivered and assessed through lectures, tutorials and essay projects. In part 2, the successful acceptance of the dissertation (up to 20,000 words) leads to the award of an MA.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences