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M.Sc. On Campus

Geography

University of Szeged

24 months
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5400 EUR/year
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About

The aim of the Geography programme of University of Szeged is to train professional geographers with expertise in the fields of landscape and environmental management as well as regional and urban planning.

Overview

Students of the Geography programme of University of Szeged are trained to understand the spatial patterns 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 and GIS knowledge, and analytical skills graduates will be able to participate in planning processes, to prepare studies and policy documents and to work independently.

A distinct characteristic of the programme is the multidisciplinary foundation with roots in geosciences, informatics, social sciences and planning. The basic courses include geographical research methods, GIS and remote sensing knowledge, 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.

Career opportunities

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 and GIS knowledge, and analytical skills graduates will be able to participate in planning processes, to prepare studies and policy documents and to work independently.

Programme Structure

  • The basic courses include geographical research methods, GIS and remote sensing knowledge, 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. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    5400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2700 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2700 EUR per semester during 24 months.

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.

Funding

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