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M.A. Blended

Geography

University of Otago

12 months
Duration
21106 USD/year
5887 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

Geographers seek to understand the web of interactions and interconnections which link people and the environment. To succeed in that they require a firm grounding in a number of study areas. This Master of Arts - Geography is taught at University of Otago.

Overview

Key Features

  • Students living in New Zealand or offshore, commencing or returning to postgraduate study in selected programmes

Students interested in studying online will need to be granted approval to do so by the University. This also applies to students who have been granted approval to study online in previous semesters. Students will be required to demonstrate that COVID‑19 has impacted their ability to study on campus in 2021.

Students of this Master of Arts - Geography at University of Otago are also introduced to the basics of social and environmental science through fieldwork and practical courses in research methods.

The primary aim of the MA by coursework programme is to provide candidates with a grounding in their chosen discipline within a wider disciplinary frame to build the skills needed to identify a significant topic, design and implement a significant piece of research, and present the findings in a form acceptable to an expert readership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Dissertation
  • Writing and Revision for Graduate Research 
  • Research Methods in the Humanities 
  • Key Debates in the Humanities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21106 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21106 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5887 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5887 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $8,090.00
  • International: $35,798

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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