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Geography, MSc

Faculty: Faculty of  Science and Technology
 
Academic discipline: Natural Sciences
Qualification: Geographer

Starting date: September/February

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)

Academic requirements: BSc diploma in earth sciences or in a related discipline in natural, human or information sciences.

Duration: 4 semesters
ECTS credits: 120
 
Tuition fee: 7,000 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD


Short description: 
The program provides specialized geography knowledge in the fields of environmental science, renewable energy, and geoinformatics.
 
Students will learn:
  • the most up-to-date software and hardware for spatial data collection, analysis, and visualization including both the statistical and cartography aspects;
  • how to exploit the benefits of renewable energy (solar, geothermic and wind); knowledge of measuring devices, energy calculation methods;
  • processes of the landscapes; environmental evaluation techniques; nature protection and policy; environmental quality assurance/control.
 
Lecture, seminar: 45%
Practice: 55%
 
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Year Main subjects
1 Novelties in the Methodology of Geosciences, Project Management and R+D Policy, Environmental Informatics, Environmental Application of GIS, Political Geography and Globalisation, Seminar on Political Geography and Globalisation, Landscape Analysis, Regional and Spatial Development in Practice, Environmental Systems – Environmental Geography, Regional and Spatial Development, Space and Society, Applied Geomorphology
2 Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards, Field Trip, Projectwork, Professional Practice, Thesis

 

Internship, practice: Students should complete a 6-week field practice.
 
More info about the program can be found here.
 
Career prospects: Graduates can choose from a wide range of positions in organizations such as government ministries, regional and local authorities, urban and rural planning consultancies, and private research institutes.

 

 

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