University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Human Geography

The course is an ESRC-recognised course that covers current themes in critical human geography and research methods for social scientists; it is targeted at students contemplating pursuing PhD research or a research-related career; this programme offers training in a range of research techniques and methods as well as transferable, employment-related skills; the objective is to provide learners with the necessary skills to begin doctoral research while also preparing students for a career beyond higher education.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree; or equivalent; in a relevant subject such as any social science subject; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); or TOEFL paper based: 573 with 4.5 in TWE; or TOEFL computer based: 230 with 4.5 in TWE; or TOEFL IBT: 87 (no less than 21 in any element) are required.

Course modules

Modules include: critical human geography; research methods; philosophy of research - social science; research design b; research methods.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,310 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,420 per Academic year (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

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5755