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Geography

The University of Texas at San Antonio

M.A.
24 months
Duration
25078 USD/year
25078 USD/year
8246 USD/year
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About

The M.A. in Geography degree is designed to give graduate students the ability to analyze social processes and the physical environment across a range of cultures and historical periods, using appropriate methodologies and data management techniques. 

Overview

The program is especially designed to give students insights into a variety of regional social, environmental, and economic problems, and to exploit the strong international connections that the geography faculty have established. Faculty will encourage students to become involved in professional geography through pertinent internships, conference presentations, publication, and membership in the Association of American Geographers.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  •  Geographic Thought
  •  Gender and Election
  •  Seminar in Urban Geography
  •  Seminar in Historical Geography
  •  Seminar in Biogeography
  •  Climatology
  •  Physiography
  •  Environmental Landscape Management
  •  Geography and Culture
  •  Gender and Cities: An introduction to Feminist Geography
  •  Global Urban Sustainability
  •  Applied Sustainability
  •  Geopolitics
  •  The Geography of Development and Underdevelopment
  •  Seminar in Political Geography
  •  Design and Management of Geographic Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • General University Requirements:A degree seeking applicant must meet university wide requirements.
  • Application: A complete Graduate School application.
  • Transcripts: Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae: None.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation from references who can speak to your qualifications for the graduate program 
  • Statement of Purpose: A statement of purpose (750-1000 words) indicating your interests and goals in studying geography.
  • Test Scores: None.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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