MSc-Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Geography by individually supervised study

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  • Objectives
    To provide a Master’s course that allows the taught elements to be tailored in a way relevant to individual research interests and with significant emphasis on the production of a dissertation. It will appeal to those who already have particular research interests and are seeking a course that allows them to pursue these in order to gain a postgraduate qualification.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements Normally at least an upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in geography or a related science discipline. Applicants with a lower second class degree will be considered provided satisfactory references are received.
  • Academic title
    MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Geography
  • Course description
    Course modules

    -Research Design in Physical Geography
    -Research Methods in Physical Geography
    -Research Dissertation
    -Optional (one from the following):
    -Spatial Information Science
    -Geographical Visualisation
    -Global Climate and Environmental Change
    -Environmental Models and Applications
    -Biodiversity, Conservation and Global Change

    Teaching and assessment methods
    Teaching is conducted using a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, self-paced learning, practicals, student presentations, team-based projects and supervisory meetings. Assessment of taught modules is by coursework and exam. Taught modules account for 120 credits, and the research dissertation for 60 credits. The dissertation is between 10,000 and 20,000 words

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