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 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.
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.
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.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (EU fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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