Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Geography

This course offers you the opportunity to tailor a postgraduate programme in geography to your own interests and professional needs. We offer a wide choice of modules that respond to the demands of today's workplace and are linked to the cutting-edge research interests of our staff. This programme gives you the opportunity to study with internationally recognised experts who are defining the field with their ground-breaking research. Ours is a lively, stimulating environment in which to study and research. You will also benefit from our mix of classroom and field-based teaching, including a number of fieldwork opportunities that bring together students to build social and professional networks and develop important skills in data collection and analysis. You will develop the social and technical skills you need for both academic research and the modern workplace.

Course modules

You take a 30-credit research methods training module, choose option modules worth 120 credits from a wide range of option modules offered within our Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies, and then complete a 60-credit dissertation. Part-time students choose 90 credits of option modules in their first year and then take the research methods training module and complete their dissertation in their second year. You will discuss your personal and professional interests and ambitions with the Programme Director and together plan a bespoke, coherent programme of study for you to follow. Compulsory module: GEDS Research Methods . Indicative option modules: Anthropology, Culture and Development; Climate Change; Critical Social Geographies; Development Studies: Theoretical Approaches; Energy and Climate Change; Environment and Policy; Environmental Reporting and Management Systems; Geovisualisation and WebGIS; International Political Economy of Childhood; Introduction to Geographic Information Systems; Modelling for Geographic Phenomena; Remote Sensing and Environmental GIS; Sustainable Business Practice; War, Conflict and Development . MSc Geography dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment consists of coursework and examinations, depending on the modules you undertake. You also complete a 10,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 7,950 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 GBP 7,225 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2018 GBP 9,650 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2018 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2018 GBP 7,225 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2018 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2018 GBP 4,825 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2018 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies
Telephone number: 
02070738000