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  • Qualification

    Master of Geography - MGeog

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Are you keen to build your skills in research, analysis and reporting to an advanced level by exploring ways in which we interact with and interpret the world around us? MGeog Human Geography takes a critical and theoretically informed approach to a range of applied topics that underpin an understanding of human geography.Drawing on cutting-edge geographical research, this integrated master’s course incorporates a diverse range of specialist topics including social exclusion, migration, sustainable development, creative industries, housing, urban regeneration and planning.Your first year will incorporate a broader understanding of the subject area of geography, with a specific focus on human geography for the remainder of your course. From the second year of your course, you can tailor your options to meet your own personal learning and career goals. This includes significant opportunities for independent research projects in your final two years. Throughout the duration of this course you will have the opportunity to utilise our industry-leading facilities, in addition to undertaking UK and overseas fieldtrips to provide invaluable experience in applying conceptual and methodological aspects of your learning.There is also the opportunity to follow a specified pathway through the course to receive a degree with partial accreditation from the Charted Institute of Housing.This programme has been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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16,500per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 120

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this course. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.Additiona


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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 71 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    129 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%



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