A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
- +44 (0 )131 650 2572