Geography, M.A. in Ireland

Maynooth University

Study in:Ireland
Expired
Deadline: 30 June 2019

About

The MA in Geography at Maynooth University offers a wide-ranging program of taught modules. Core modules develop competencies in human geographic thought and field methods; methodological modules develop skills in analysis, research and public engagement; and specialist modules provide the opportunity for research-led teaching and learning in areas such as ‘Art, Culture and Environment’ and ‘Cities, Politics and Globalisation’. The MA in Geography also includes an independent research thesis, to be submitted in July. Overall, the programme is designed to nurture independent and critical thinking from a human geography perspective.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Field School
  • Thinking Geographically
  • Thesis
  • Mapping, GIS and Critical Spatial Data
  • Public engagement
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Qualitative analysis

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • We accept a degree in Geography or cognate discipline with a Second Class Honours, Grade One (2.1) or above. In special circumstances we may accept a Second Classhttps://www.maynoothuniversityinternational.com/programmes/masters-degrees/ma-geography/ Honours, Grade Two (2.2) upper. We also ask for a personal statement, to include a brief description of any aspects of your work or other experience which you feel are relevant to the programme and how you hope the programme will benefit your practice in these areas.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Detailed Program Facts

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