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MGeogGeography

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Overview

This course is about human life. We’ll show you how geographical concepts and skills can be applied to real-world problems in politics, culture, economics and social relations. You’ll also learn how to evaluate solutions and policies proposed by others.

In the first year, about half the course is made up of compulsory modules in human geography. You will also get skills training.

The second and third years are a mix of compulsory and optional modules. Third year options include international field class modules. You can broaden your knowledge with modules in physical geography.

In the fourth year, you’ll conduct your own advanced research project as part of an active research group. This is excellent preparation for PhD study or a research-related career.

You can apply directly to the MGeog or transfer onto it from our three-year BA in your second or third year of study.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Information and Communication Skills for Geographers
Introduction to Environmental Geographies
Introduction to Geographical Methods
Introduction to Human Geography
New Horizons in Geography
State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues

Second year

Core modules:

Research Design for Geography and Environmental Science
Statistical Analysis for Geography and Environmental Science

Optional modules:

Atmospheres and Oceans
Earth and Ecosystem Dynamics
Environment, Society and Politics
Environmental Pollution and Quality
Geographies of Development
Glaciers and Ice Sheets
Political Geographies
Quaternary Paleaoenvironments
Social and Cultural Geographies
Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
Human Geography Fieldclass: Berlin
Human Geography Fieldclass: Greece
Human Geography Fieldclass: Morocco
Qualitative Methods

Third year

Core modules:

Geographical Research Project

Optional modules:

California Fieldclass
Contemporary Climate Change and Processes
Critical Ecologies
Development and Global Change
Geographies of Consumption
Geographies of Politics and Society
Glacial Environments
Global South Fieldclass
Landscape Development and Tectonic Processes
Natural and Environmental Hazards
New York Fieldclass
New Zealand Field Class
Professional Skills for Environmental Science
Specialised Topics
Specialised Topics
Urban Transformations

Fourth year

Core modules:

Research Project
Advanced Topics in Geography and Environmental Science
Current Issues in Geography and Environmental Science
Research Design in Human Geography
Research Methods in Human Geography

Career opportunities

Our graduates work all over the world, in environmental consultancy and policy, urban regeneration, local economic development and the creative industries. Some pursue management-level careers in public services, transport and planning.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States