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Geography: Policy and Practice (MSc)

1 year (Full-time) / n/a (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

This programme is not accepting applications for 2014/15 entry. If you are interested in applying for 2015/16 entry please contact Evelyn Osborne on OsborneE1@cardiff.ac.uk.

Course Aims

The course aims to develop an integrated and critically aware understanding of geography, policy and practice and offer the knowledge and expertise for the pursuit or development of a career in business, local government, academia, or broader civil society.

Special Features

Course Description

The MSc Geography: Policy and Practice is informed by contemporary critical theory, and focuses on a range of scales from the domestic and local, the urban and the regional, the national to the global. It offers:

Enhancement of lifelong learning skills and personal development so students can strengthen their ability to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to geography, policy, and society at large.

Course Structure

The course is divided into two parts:

Available Modules

The following list relates to the modules for the academic year 2012/13. Please note that these may be subject to change.

Core Modules:

The teaching programme is focused around three core modules:

Optional Modules:

The core modules are complemented by a range of optional modules that offer the opportunity to apply these geographical insights in a range of speciality areas.

For further details and up-to-date information on the course and modules, please see the course listing on the School's website.

Careers Prospects

The course offers the knowledge and expertise for the pursuit or development of a career in business, local government, academia, or broader civil society.

Our Alumni collectively represent the variety of potential careers and jobs that our current (and future) students may embark on.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally hold a first or second class Honours degree in an appropriate subject. This MSc is suitable for graduates in geography, planning, science and social science.

A minimum standard in English language of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent will be required for students whose first language is not English. Pre-course English Language tuition is available.


Study Visits

A number of field study visits may be arranged during the course. The School does partly subsidise these trips but students should allow for travelling and subsistence expenses.

Funding

Cardiff School of Planning and Geography is able to offer a reduction in tuition fees of £500 to all Cardiff University alumni.

For other funding opportunities available through the School, please visit their Tuition Fees and Funding webpage.

The fees below are those before bursaries have been deducted.

This programme is not accepting applications for 2014/15 entry. If you are interested in applying for 2015/16 entry please contact Evelyn Osborne on OsborneE1@cardiff.ac.uk.

Next intake: Contact School for details

School Contact

Name: Evelyn Osborne  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 76131 

Fax:  

Email: OsborneE1@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/cplan/about-us/staff/evelyn-osborne

More information

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