Human Geography is a study that observes the relationship between human activities and their spatial environment. Because it’s an integrative discipline, human geography serves as an excellent platform for integrating knowledge from various related disciplines, such as sociology, anthropology, development studies, psychology, political science, international relations, economics and business administration.

Cities are the vibrant and dynamic focal points of today’s society. These diverse agglomerations of people, companies and organisations are both locations for innovation and for...
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  • Degree Masters
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 12 months
  • Start Date September
  • Tuition Fees 9,232 EUR
Modules (21)
  • Human geographic research colloquium
  • Urban and Cultural Geography
  • Excursion to Berlin
  • Economy, Space and Culture in Nijmegen
  • Preparing the Master Thesis
  • Master Thesis
  • Optional Modules: Urban Social Geography (Brussels)
  • Multiculturalism, Diversity and Space (Geography)
  • Space, Place and Society (Wageningen)
  • Metropolitan governance and spatial planning (UvA)
  • Social challenges for the city in a globalizing world (...
  • Culturele diversiteit (Utrecht)
  • Social challenges for the city in a globalizing world (...
  • Leisure and Space in the Information Society (Tilburg)
  • Thema: Cultuur, maatschappij en geschiedenis (Tilburg)
  • Cities and neighbourhoods (Utrecht)
  • Representeren van plaatsen; beelden en teksten (RUG)
  • Making Places (RUG)
  • Culture, Conflict and the City (Manchester)
  • Popular Urban Cultures (Manchester)
  • Urban Interventions (Helsinki)
Entry requirements
  • Cambridge CAE Advanced : C - C or higher
  • IELTS : 6.5 - An IELTS of minimum overall score of 6.5, with subscores no lower than 6.5
  • TOEFL : 90 - A TOEFL minimum overall score of 90, with subscores no lower than 22
  • Other : A completed Bachelor's degree from a geography-related discipline
    In order to get admission to this Master's you will need a completed Bachelor’s degree from a geography-related discipline, such as Spatial Planning, Geography, Political Science, International Relations, Psychology, Social Sciences, History, Anthropology, European Studies, Urban Design, Development Studies, etc..

    Admission requirements for international students
    1. A completed Bachelor's degree from a geography-related discipline
    In order to get admission to this Master's you will need a completed Bachelor’s degree from a geography-related discipline, such as Spatial Planning, Geography, Political Science, International Relations, Psychology, Social Sciences, History, Anthropology, European Studies, Urban Design, Development Studies, etc. (your prior education needs to be approved by the Examination Board).

    2. Proficiency in English
    In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English. Non-native speakers of English* without a Dutch Bachelor's degree or VWO diploma need one of the following:
    • A TOEFL minimum overall score of 90, with subscores no lower than 22
    • An IELTS of minimum overall score of 6.5, with subscores no lower than 6.5
    • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher
  • Degree Masters
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 12 months
  • Start Date September
  • Tuition Fees 9,232 EUR

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