University of Edinburgh
This programme�s emphasis on independent research allows students to work closely with scholars who are leaders in their field. Research may be in any area of social, urban, environmental, development, political, economic, historical or cultural geography that is supported by the Human Geography Research Group. It is co-delivered with the University�s Graduate School of Social Science. It offers a stepping stone to doctoral research in Human Geography and related disciplines.
A UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent, although students holding a 2.2 Honours degree, or its international equivalent, with appropriate work experience, may also be considered. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section); TOEFL-iBT total 100 (with no score lower than 20 in each section); a degree from an English speaking university may be accepted in some circumstances.
Core courses: Methodological debates in human geography; research design in human geography; core quantitative data analysis 1 and 2; research skills in the social sciences (data collection); dissertation in human geography. Suggested option courses may include: Analysing qualitative data; contemporary social theory; the documents of life; explanation and understanding in social and politica research; intermediate inferential statistics (testing and modelling); listening to children (research and consultation); political ecology; qualitative methods and ethnographic fieldwork; survey methods and data; values and the environment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||£ 3,300 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||£ 10,675 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||-||36 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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