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Information for potential Masters Applicants

We are very pleased you are considering joining one of our MA/MSc programmes. As a member of the Graduate School you will work closely with academic staff at the forefront of the discipline join; and join a well-resourced, intellectually-stimulating and supportive School that can help you realise your full potential.

Research students are integral to the School’s research culture, and contribute to our record of research excellence. Our Graduate School has grown significantly over the past decade or so. In recognition of the excellent training and supervision in the Graduate School, we have been awarded ESRC and NERC quota awards, and have a very strong record of studentship funding from both the AHRC and other bodies.

The School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London remains one of the top departments for geography and environmental studies according to results of the Research Excellence Framework results (REF 2014) – a measure of the quality of higher education research in the UK.

Almost 80 per cent of the School’s research outputs (books and articles) are rated as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) placing it 5th in the UK for this measure. Scores increased across all areas and the School is ranked joint 11th for geography in the UK overall.

Professor Alison Blunt (Head of School) and Professor Kavita Datta (Director of Masters Studies)

Click below to read the School of Geography Postgraduate study brochure 2017:

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