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UCAS CODE: L700

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  • 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

Do you have a keen interest in cultures and societies? Are you curious about the relationship between politics and the environment? Geography may be for you.**What is geography?**Geography is the study of the way the world 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 society's most pressing problems.Human geographers study many different aspects of the modern world, including:* public health* deprivation* urban justice* indigenous struggles* land rights* migration* mobility* climate emergency* everyday lifeYou'll learn about the relationships between people and their social, cultural, political, and economic worlds.You will also study 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.**Open to a world of possibilities**By studying the MA Geography at the University of Edinburgh, you will:* join one of the top-ranked universities in the world* become part of an academic community in one of the leading geography departments in the UK * enjoy access to a world of experience with our research and industry networks* learn from geographers at the forefront of their fields, undertaking world-leading research in a wide range of areasOur staff will incorporate the latest research in your teaching, and share their discoveries with you.

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: no specific A Level subjects required. Applicants with Geography are preferred. GCSEs: Mathematics at C or 4 and 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

    9th out of 71 10

  • 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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