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Geography and Economics MA (Hons)

University of Dundee

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In Geography you study both social and physical sciences to analyse and understand major challenges facing the world. You will develop creative skills in problem solving, presentation, and communication.

You can specialise in human geography or physical geography, or to combine elements of both. In addition you can study other social science or humanities subjects.

You will also have the opportunity to go on field trips, and to work with partner organisations to help them solve problems that they are currently facing.

Our teaching is based on the research carried out in the department and is focused on three broad themes: creating just communities and places, shaping environmental futures, and geospatial and digital methods.

You will cover specialisms within these themes including:

  • health and well being
  • city futures
  • geopolitics and power
  • tourism and globalisation
  • policing and security
  • hazards and risk

The student-led Geography and Environmental Society also has a programme of activities to help you become part of our community.

Economists examine how societies attempt to make the best use of their scarce resources, so that they can advise governments, individuals, and companies on how to improve decisions and outcomes.

Traditionally economists advise on investment, inflation, interest rates, and production. Increasingly however, economics takes a wider focus with many economists examining climate change, inequality, and improving healthcare.

Careers:

Studies by the Royal Geographical Society show that Geography degrees are an excellent basis for developing the transferable skills and knowledge that many employers value. You will be skilled in communication, problem solving, analysis and interpretation.

Equally a Geography degree provides distinctive attributes that can be drawn on more directly in many career pathways, such as skills in spatial analysis, experience working across scales, and integrating across physical and social sciences.

Many of our graduates pursue Geography-related careers in development or environmental consultancies, government, tourism, planning and teaching.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 18,150per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 78 1

    15th out of 72 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    166 75%

    19th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    55th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    180 85%

    6th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    37

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