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Geography, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (QS) ,
The aim of the Geography MSc program is to train professional geographers who have deep insight into landscape and urban development.

About

Graduates of the programme are able to understand the natural, environmental, technical and social phenomena and processes, to develop research and applied science-based solutions, to demonstrate the results of their research and to plan and manage the sustainability of the natural and human environment. Successful graduates can also continue their studies and research in the Geosciences PhD program at University of Szeged

Based on the current needs of the labour market, employers expect a comprehensive theoretical background to fulfill the requirements of various positions in relevant fields, a thorough IT knowledge, an analytical approach, and the ability to participate in development planning processes, to compile professional studies and documents and to work independently. The skills and competencies covered during this four semester programme have been developed according to these needs.

Programme Structure

  • Geographical research methods
  • Project management
  • Regional policy and spatial development
  • Political and social geography
  • Landscape planning, and
  • Environmental risk assessment.
The core fields of studies are:
  • spatial data collection and analysis, visualisation,
  • environmental planning models,
  • urban planning,
  • rural development,
  • place marketing,
  • vegetation analysis, and
  • hydrological planning.
At the beginning of the third semester, students start a research project which forms the basis of a qualifying thesis. All MSc candidates must also pass a final examination.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      4 semesters
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Fully completed and signed application form, BSc degree*from an accredited university or higher education institution in Geography or a related field (for details see here), a demonstrated proficiency in English (TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, PBT – 550, Cambridge FC B, IELTS – 5.5), copy of passport, 2 recommendation letters from recognised academic persons, recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status, a CV, a motivational letter, an individual interview (online) and the payment of the non-refundable application fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Szeged

  • 127000 - 185800 HUF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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