University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Geography (new route)

The course involves an individually tailored suite of taught Master's level modules in geography, generic research skills and professional skills, together with supervision to develop and produce a doctoral research thesis; the balance of taught and research elements changes through the degree.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 Honours degree, or its equivalent, in geography or related disciplines.

Course modules

All years: programming for spatial scientists; spatial information science; applications of geographical information systems; geographical visualisation; digital remote sensing; introduction to research in human geography; philosophy in human geography; environment, society and space; globalisation and difference; transformation and development; sustainable water resource management; microbiological resources; theories, concepts and applications in sustainable development; geographical information systems; applications biodiversity; sustainable land use in the developing world; water basin management; generic research skills modules: introduction to geographical information systems; research skills; research methods in physical geography; research design; environmental modelling; research methods in the social sciences; quantitative methods; qualitative analysis; professional skills modules: database design; environmental economics; conservation law; research management and communication skills A and B; introduction to social science research.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,015 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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