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University of North Carolina Charlotte

M.A.
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3511 USD/year
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The M.A. in Geography at UNC Charlotte emphasizes the application of geographic skills, methods, and theory to problem solving in contemporary society. To this end, students are offered a solid foundation in research methods, problem formulation and solution, quantitative methods, computer applications and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). 

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Overview

One of the program's greatest strengths is the close relationship between its students and faculty and amongst the students themselves. Small class sizes, close student and faculty contact and a strong sense of community are considered essential components of the learning and teaching environment at UNC Charlotte.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Analysis in Geography
  • Research Design Fundamentals (required in all concentrations)
  • Community Planning Workshop (required for community planning track only)

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.1 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
83 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Point Average (GPA) above 3.1
  • Three letters of reference are required
  • Applicants must write a personal essay which directly addresses why they wish to do graduate work in geography, why they wish to participate in the M.A. Program at UNC Charlotte and what they wish to do with the degree they would obtain.
  • In general, the Department prefers scores in the range of 1000 or more on the combined Verbal and Quantitative portions of the GRE.
  • Transcripts of College Course Work

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10228 USD/year
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  • National

    3511 USD/year
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Funding

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