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School of Geography

Masters degree programmes

Our human geography masters programmes explore current theory, methods and issues in human geography, cutting-edge thinking in international development and global health politics, and contemporary perspectives on metropolitan culture.

Our environmental science programmes provide fundamental and applied training in water and environmental management, or the opportunity to pursue a specialist topic in environmental science with an expert in your chosen field.

Choose this programme if you are interested in combining the study of development and health geographies and developing a hybrid focus on geographical approaches to securing advances in human well-being.

Interrogate the intersections of development and international business in this timely and innovative new programme. This MSc aims to advance interdisciplinary knowledge on the internationalisation of business in the context of a contested history and politics of development.

The Geography MRes is a research-oriented masters programme. Alongside the opportunity to specialise in a chosen area of human geography, you will develop social science research skills and methods appropriate for further research in this field including areas such as historical geography and urban geography.

Challenge common ideas and theories about development and reconsider the diversity of populations, economies, cities and governance practices in the Global South. Step away from the traditional Western-orientated viewpoints of development and consider alternative futures for international development. 

This master of science degree programme provides you with advanced level training in environmental science, enabling you to undertake research on a topic of your choice. Work closely with experts in your field of interest to explore a specialist topic in depth, and disseminate your findings to the scientific and practitioner communities. 

Study catchment science, policy and management and prepare for a career in the water and environment sector. Combine the study of hydrology, geomorphology, biogeochemistry and ecology, and you’ll become a scientist capable of developing interdisciplinary solutions to priority water resource and environmental issues.