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Geography and Economics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: LL71

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This joint honours programme combines your study of Geography with Economics, allowing you to understand the world from the perspective of both academic disciplines.**Geography**Geography is the study of how our planet works. Through geography, you can explore biophysical processes, from volcanic eruptions to flooding and landslides. You can also study the human processes that give shape to cities, states, and communities - all against the backdrop of a changing climate.You can explore geography:* as a natural science that examines the Earth's surface processes through physical geography, or* through the social sciences and humanities as human geography**The MA Geography**The Master of Arts (MA) Geography, enables you to specialise in human geography. This discipline is key to understanding and resolving many of the most pressing problems faced by society.Human geographers study many different aspects of the modern world. They bring their research to inform on topics such as:* migration* mobility* public health* deprivation* urban justice* indigenous struggles* land rights* climate emergency* everyday lifeYou'll learn about the relationships between people and their social, cultural, political, and economic worlds.Our MA in Geography also includes aspects of physical geography, as it is important to understand our impact on the world and our ways of living within it. The programme is flexible, so you will have opportunities to build your degree around areas that you are most curious or passionate about.**Economics**Economics is the study of:* the incentives that shape and reconcile the decisions that individuals, businesses, governments and societies make * the macroeconomic outcomes such as economic fluctuations, growth, unemployment and crises, which may arise from those decisions This has huge consequences for human development and environmental quality.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 30,400per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at B or AS Mathematics at A. Applicants with Geography are preferred. GCSE: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 80 7

    9th out of 71 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    177 80%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    13th

    34
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    66th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    169 84%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    13th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    57th

    10

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