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Maynooth University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The MA in Geography at Maynooth University is an innovative and flexible degree programme. It offers students the opportunity to develop their understanding of human geography while also significantly enhancing their skills. It is available on both a full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 year) basis.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The MA in Geography at Maynooth University  offers a wide-ranging programme of taught modules. Core modules develop competencies in human geographic thought and field methods; methodological modules develop skills in analysis, research and public engagement; and specialist modules provide the opportunity for research-led teaching and learning in areas such as 'Art, Culture and Environment' and 'Cities, Politics and Globalisation'. 

The MA in Geography also includes an independent research thesis, to be submitted in July. Overall, the programme is designed to nurture independent and critical thinking from a human geography perspective.

Career Options

Graduates of the MA in Geography will have the knowledge, skills and competence to research and analyse contemporary issues and problems from a human geography perspective. 

Some will find employment in research, public policy, civil society, artistic and curatorial practice, heritage practice, urban or global development, or advocacy roles; while others develop the skills to create employment in these or other areas. The MA in Geography also provides an excellent platform for those interested in progressing to PhD studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Field School 
  • Thinking Geographically
  • Thesis
  •  Research Methods in Geography 
  • Spaces of Algoritmic Governance
  • Spatial Justice: Geographies of Social & Environmental Change 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

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.
Upper Second Class

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.
95
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

  • We accept a degree in Geography or cognate discipline with a Second Class Honours, Grade One (2.1) or above. In special circumstances we may accept a Second Class Honours, Grade Two (2.2) upper. 
  • We also ask for a personal statement, to include a brief description of any aspects of your work or other experience which you feel are relevant to the programme and how you hope the programme will benefit your practice in these areas.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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