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MA/MSc/MRes Geography

Programme convenor: Professor Miles Ogborn, Room 123, 020 7882 8926 m.j.ogborn@qmul.ac.uk

MA/MSc/MRes Geography: offers a range of advanced specialist modules in human geography. Students registering for the MA/MSc/MRes Geography complete the compulsory module Geographical Thought and Practice (30 credits), and a dissertation (60 – 120 credits). Credits may be combined in one of 4 ways:

  1. Candidates opting for the MA/MSc Geography (Research) take the compulsory module Geographical Thought and Practice (30 credits); one option module from the list of modules offered (30 credits); and complete a Dissertation (120 credits) of 30,000 words (Mode A) on an approved topic. Candidates who complete the programme of work to the required standard will be awarded a MA/MSc Geography (Research).
  2. Candidates opting for the MA/MSc Geography (Named Specialism) take the compulsory module Geographical Thought and Practice (30 credits); two option modules from the list of modules offered (30 credits each); and complete a Dissertation (90 credits) of 22,500 words (Mode B) on an approved topic. Candidates who complete the programme of work to the required standard will be awarded a MA/MSc Geography (Named Specialism) – for example, MA Geography (Cultural Geography).
  3. Candidates opting for the MA/MSc Geography take the compulsory module Geographical Thought and Practice (30 credits); three option courses  worth 30 credits each from the list of modules offered; and complete a Dissertation (60 credits) of 15,000 words (Mode C) on an approved topic. Candidates who complete the programme of work to the required standard will be awarded a MA/MSc Geography.  
  4. Candidates opting for the MRes Geography take the compulsory modules Geographical Thought and Practice (30 credits), Introduction to Social Research (60 credits) and a Dissertation (60 credits) of 15,000 (Mode C) on an approved topic. They then choose one option module worth 30 credits. This programme is ESRC recognised.

NB:  Students can also take one module in another department unless it is the MRes

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