Geography - Masters

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen, Aalborg, Roskilde SU berettiget Masters 2 year Bachelor Roskilde University (RUC)
University of Copenhagen
Aalborg University
City Copenhagen, Aalborg, Roskilde
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Masters
Duration 2 year
Admission Requirements Bachelor
Education Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
University of Copenhagen
Aalborg University

Geography is a study of the Earth's surface and the stresses natural and human that shape cities, forests, nature, climate and many other conditions. Geo means earth in Greek and is basically a science subject. Whether you want to work with issues in climate, urban renewal, global warming or the like. then you can be sure that Geography is based on contemporary trends and present problems. Issues are not only of a scientific nature given you as a student of Geography also have to focus on the humanities and cultural processes to understand the living conditions as we as humans live.

For example. be consumers' attitude to ecology as consumer goods and at the same time as a sustainable production. So you get active for interdisciplinary work with Geography and can easily incorporate relevant disciplines to supplement the understanding of specific issues. Tuition is based on a thorough introduction to the various disciplines of Geography. You quickly learn to use theoretical tools in practice for example. by concretely to actively participate in field work which then translate into writing projects afterwards.

study Form

A large part of the teaching of Geography is field work where you popular terms have fingers directly into the ground. Beside fieldwork participate in various courses that complement the theoretical knowledge and methods. There are three modules of training Geography:

1 Module Is a basic course in which you are introduced to the fundamental theories and scientific problem within the discipline. You learn to use theoretical methods in the disciplines of society geography, cultural geography and physical geography. At the end of one module you have the opportunity to go on field trips to exciting locations. Apart from teaching you must draw up a project which deals with the theories you have learned and apply appropriate scientific methods.

2 Module In this module you will be offered to participate in a summer field course where you get the chance to try out your theoretical skills in practice. The place where the field rate unseen held varies from year to year - earlier students conducted field work in Chile and Greece. Besides active fieldwork receive training in advanced courses in cultural geography, social geography and physical geography, and IT as a key ally in setting up and solving problems within geographical areas.

3 Module In this module appears the most specialized courses, and it is also where you can create you your own individual professional profile.

You can apply for studying one year at a foreign university. There are also good opportunities to participate in research seminars alongside compulsory education. The program includes more than just study and teaching. Students organizes a wide range of parties and fun social events such. Christmas party, annual party, semester parties etc.

To obtain a master's degree in you combine Geography with 1 other specialized subjects. Popular combinations of Geography are: Business Studies, Computer Science , Public Administration, History or Social Science.

Job Opportunities

With a post-graduate in Geography, it is obvious that you are going to work with management of natural resources - it can be all kinds of resources such as forests, coastline, nature reserves, etc. With Geography in the back, you can also carry out responsibilities as urban planner, business development, tourism planning, infrastructure development, etc. some students also choose to read on to secondary school teacher by using their elective to qualify to teach at colleges.