Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Landscape and Territory

Students have the opportunity to develop an advanced critical appreciation of cultural and political geography with perspectives on landscape and territory. Students master an array of analytical and interpretive techniques crucial to engaging with a range of pressing modern issues, including surveillance, regulation and control, as well as more fundamental human phenomena such as ethnicity, gender and the contestation of power.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree; non-graduates with at least 2 years of relevant full-time work experience are welcome to apply for any Master's course, in this instance applications will be judged on an individual basis.

Course modules

Modules include: key concepts and debates in human geography; engaging landscape; encountering territory; research methods in human geography; dissertation. Optional modules: environmental policy and sustainability; postgraduate work experience; regional policy and governance; postgraduate work experience; rural economy, society and policy.

Assessment methods

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 5,875 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months
PgDip Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
PgDip Part-time £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
PgDip Part-time £ 5,875 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences
Telephone number: 
01970 622540