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Human Geography Research MA

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Human Geography Research MA is a recognised pathway within the the ESRC Northern Ireland/North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership. It provides advanced-level training in research skills, methods and theories so you can pursue a career in research.

Our course equips you with the knowledge and research skills needed to develop as a human geography researcher. Throughout the course you will develop:

the ability to define research problems and design appropriate methods for their investigation
individual research interests through choosing your own projects
your research profile
research skills in data collection and analysis
an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of different data types and research methods
bibliographic and computing research skills, including the use of specialist software
a professional approach to ethical issues surrounding research in human geography
research skills in qualitative and quantitative data analysis techniques
communication skills for the effective dissemination of research to both specialist and non-specialist audiences

Our key areas of research in human geography include:

social and cultural geography
economic geographies
international development
geopolitics.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    144 68%

    22nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    33rd

    2

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