Taught course

Human Geography

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Geosciences
Qualifications
MSc(Res)

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme's emphasis on independent research allows you to work closely with scholars who are leaders in their field.

Research may be in any area of social, urban, environmental, development, political, economic, historical or cultural geography that is supported by the Human Geography Research Group. It is co-delivered with the University’s Graduate School of Social Science.

The programme can stand alone as a masters degree, or form the first year of a ‘1+3’ ESRC-backed PhD programme.

Students who successfully complete this programme will:

  • acquire transferable skills relevant to advanced researchers
  • develop skills in data acquisition and analysis
  • understand wider methodological and epistemological debates relevant to their research

This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Environment & Society Academy.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Res)

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
geos.postgrad@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0 )131 650 2572