Taught course

Human Geography: Space, Politics and Ecologies

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters in Human Geography: Spaces, Politics & Ecologies considers how geography has been used to actively engage with the world beyond the academy, focusing on social justice and social change, environment and development, and cultural and historical geographies.

  • The School’s Human Geography Research Group has strong working collaborations with the Glasgow Centre for International Development, the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum & Migration Network (GRAMNET), Glasgow Life/Museums, NVA, The Royal Society.
  • If you are considering pursuing doctoral research in human geography and the social sciences or seeking to develop a career in research in public, private and voluntary sectors, this programme is designed for you.
  • The School of Geographical and Earth Sciences is proud to announce that it is ranked 28th in the world (QS World Rankings 2016).
  • The School is consistently ranked amongst the top 10 in the UK and top 5 in Scotland, recently achieving 2nd in Scotland and 9th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017).
  • Focusing upon the themes of spaces, politics and ecologies, the MRes in Human Geography offers a postgraduate training in research methodologies and techniques with reference to specific theories and literatures.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £7,650
International students
Full time: EU £7,650 Non EU £16,650
Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Email
ges-enquiries@glasgow.ac.uk