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University College Dublin

M.A.
12 months
Duration
19900 EUR/year
7315 EUR/year
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About

The MA Geography at University College Dublin is aimed at students who wish to develop a deeper understanding of key geographical ideas and themes, embrace opportunities to develop their critical thinking skills, undertake independent research in an area of specialist interest, and enhance their geospatial skills set.

Overview

This Masters programme provides students with a range of academic and transferable skills that will be a benefit in many careers including teaching; research; consultancy; Geographical Information Systems; and careers in the public sector. We value holistic approaches to learning and active, sustained engagement with issues of societal importance. We challenge our students to develop as spatially-sensitive global citizens and encourage them to be analytical, reflective and critical thinkers. The capacity to engage in collaborative learning and problem-solving is a key competence of our graduates. 

The University College Dublin School of Geography provides a high quality learning and research environment for graduate students and has pioneered innovative teaching and learning methodologies in the online and face-to-face environment. As well as small-group seminars, project-based learning and teamwork, fieldwork is a core element of the MA Geography programme.

  • A series of fieldtrips in Dublin and surroundings emphasising key geographical skills and landscape interpretation.

  • Solid programme emphasizing a broad training in political, economic, urban, environmental, climate, and physical geography.

  • Opportunity to undertake an independent research project on a relevant topic chosen in consultation with your supervisor.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Dissertation
  • Geo-spatial Technologies
  • G.I.S. 
  • Research Design
  • Archaeology & WHM in Ireland
  • Critical Geopolitics of Europe
  • International Economic Crisis
  • Development in Asia
  • International Fieldwork
  • Urban Rivers.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant need an undergraduate degree in any academic field, with a preference for fields of study related to your chosen stream with good academic grades (your transcript should include grades for each subject taken).
  • Names and contact details of two referees who can assess your intellectual ability, maturity and motivation should also be provided. 
  • At least one of these should be a member of academic staff at your current institution. The School of Geography recommends that you make your application as early as possible, as late application may mean no further places are available.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7315 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7315 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU          fee per year - € 4760
  • nonEU    fee per year - € 9950

Funding

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