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About

The aim of the Geography programme of University of Szeged is to train professional geographers who have deep insight into landscape and urban development.

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Overview

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.

Programme Structure

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
72
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).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

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.

Funding

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