Comments about MA Human Geography Research (and 1+3 PhD) - At the institution - Sheffield - South Yorkshire
Entry requirements Good 2:1 or first class Honours degree in geography or a related subject. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to take a suitable test, e.g. IELTS, minimum score 6.5; TOEFL, minimum score 575, plus a score of 4.5 in the Test of written English, or minimum 232 in the computer-based TOEFL.
MA Human Geography Research (and 1+3 PhD)
The MA in Human Geography Research is an innovative research training MA recognised by the ESRC.
The emphasis is on practical skills in qualitative and quantitative human geography, with a choice of advanced modules in contemporary cultural, economic and social geographies of both the developed and developing world.
The course involves inter-disciplinary co-operation with the Departments of Politics and Sociological Studies.
This MA is normally taken as year one of a 1+3 PhD programme but it is also available as a stand-alone one-year course for students requiring Master´s level research training for research posts in local and national government, voluntary organisations and the private sector.
-Theoretical issues in human geographies
-Research design and research ethics
-Qualitative and quantitative methods and their practical application
-Presentation of research results
-Additional optional modules in development studies and in economic, social and cultural geographies