Taught course

Critical Human Geographies

Institution
University of Exeter · Geography
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit, although we usually require a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
  • MRes Critical Human Geographies forms part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South West Doctoral Training Partnership, which provides in-depth research training in the social sciences in general and human geography in particular
  • Focused on preparing you for a career in social science research, whether at doctoral level at university, or in the public and private sectors
  • The MRes programme provides core modules in social and geographical theories and methodologies, along with three research-led modules through which you can experience the variety of cutting-edge research in the department

Employer-valued skills

The MRes Critical Human Geographies is essentially designed to develop in you a broad-based and relevant knowledge of research approaches and methods in human geography and the social sciences, and to provide you with a range of transferable skills appropriate to Masters-level research within the discipline.

The programme aims to prepare you for a career as a professional researcher in either academic or non-academic environments. The core training in social scientific philosophy, epistemology, methodology and analysis is set within a contemporary human geography context, allowing you to apply the wider concepts and skills introduced in the broader social scientific setting to specific topics of geographical inquiry.

Information for international students

English language requirements
  • IELTS
    Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
  • TOEFL
    Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
  • Pearson
    58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/geography/mreschg/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/geography/mreschg/#fees

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725818