Taught course

Geographical Research

Institution
University of Cambridge · School of the Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

GPA of 3.5 or better (UK 1st or good 2:1). A research proposal for the thesis component of no more than 2 pages. Preferably contact potential supervisor in advance.

Months of entry

October

Course content

A detailed training in the selection and appropriate use of a range of social science methods, and in two themes of geographical research (selected from a range including: Environment and Society; GIS; Economic Geography and Political Economy; Historical and Cultural Geography). Leads to a PhD pilot proposal.

Information for international students

The main entry route for students to undertake a PhD degree in the Department of Human Geography.

Fees and funding

ESRC and other bodies.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation60 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Director of the Graduate Studies
Email
graduate.enquiries@geog.cam.ac.uk
Phone
01223 333375