About the programme
Graduates of the Geography programme of University of Szeged are able to understand the spatial aspects of environmental, and social processes, to develop research-based solutions, to demonstrate and communicate research results, to plan and manage the sustainable development of natural and human environment and to influence policy-making. The skills and competencies gained during the programme meet the expectations of various types of employers from local and regional administration, to management and planning authorities (e.g. environmental protection, urban development). Through IT knowledge, and analytical skills graduates are able to participate in planning processes, to prepare studies and policy documents and to work independently.
The basic courses include geographical research methods, modelling and simulation, 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, urban planning, rural development, place marketing, vegetation analysis and hydrological planning. From the 2nd semester students start to work on a research project leading to an MSC thesis by the end of the 4th semester. The MSc programme is finished by a final examination. Successful graduates can continue their studies and research in the frame of geosciences PhD program at the University of Szeged.
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- Geographical research methods
- Modelling and simulation
- Project management
- Regional policy and spatial development
- Political and social geography
- Landscape planning and environmental risk assessment
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesGeography Natural Sciences View 3 other Masters in Geography in Hungary
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Fully completed and signed application form
- BSc degree from an accredited university or higher education institution in Geography or a related field
- A demonstrated proficiency in English (TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, RPDT – 72, 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)
- The payment of the non-refundable application fee
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International6000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3000 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3000 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.