University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Human Geography (Space, Politics and Power)

This Master's in Human Geography: Space, Politics and Power considers how geography has been used to actively engage with the world beyond the academy, focusing on social justice and social change; environment and development; and cultural and historical geographies.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Master's courses.

Course modules

Core modules: Applied geographies: research methods, ethics and politics; space, politics and power 1: concepts in human geography; space, politics and power 2: geographical engagements beyond the academy. Students also take 2 courses in qualitative and quantitative methods in the social sciences; and undertake an independent piece of research on a topic chosen by the student.

Assessment methods

To complete the MRes degree, students must undertake a dissertation project (worth 60 credits). The dissertation is a piece of original research leading to a written document of up to 15,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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