University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Economy, Space and Society

This course is aimed at students with an interest in the empirical and theoretical frontiers of economic geography, in addition to those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of contemporary economic landscapes; the formulation, research, and writing of a dissertation form an integral part of the course; as well as exploration of theoretical and philosophical developments within economic geography, human geography and the social sciences more generally, the course provides training in a range of key research techniques and methods; it equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to go on to doctoral research while also preparing them for careers beyond higher education.

Entry requirements

2.1 Class Honours degree in a related subject such as economic geography, sociology, economics, business studies, anthropology and other appropriate social sciences; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS band 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element), or TOEFL paper based grade 573 with 4.5 in TWE, or TOEFL computer based grade 230 with 4.5 in TWE, or TOEFL IBT grade 87 (no less than 21 in any element).

Course modules

Critical human geography; approaching economic geography; research methods; space and social theory; research design B; approaching economic geography; research methods.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,310 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,420 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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