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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Cambridge

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MPhil in Geography is a 12-month full-time programme of research that introduces students to research skills and specialist knowledge. Its main aims are:

  • to give students with relevant experience at a first-degree level the opportunity to carry out focused research in the discipline under close supervision;
  • to give students the opportunity to acquire or develop skills and expertise relevant to their research interests;
  • permit close analysis of existing original research data.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, students will have:

  • a comprehensive understanding of techniques, and a thorough knowledge of the literature, applicable to their own research;
  • demonstrated originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field;
  • shown abilities in the critical evaluation of current research and research techniques and methodologies;
  • demonstrated some self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and acted autonomously in the planning and implementation of research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 27,516per year

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University information

University of Cambridge

  • University League Table

    2nd

  • Campus address

    University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 71 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    180 90%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    3rd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    n/a

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