Space, Place and Politics MA
MA Space, Place and Politics (Full Time)
This programmes aims to provide a Masters degree encompassing the broad sphere of political geography, which focuses on a series of concerns in urban, regional and rural politics; local economic development; social exclusion, regulation and governance; place, identity and scale. It addresses a range of theoretical and applied themes and issues of relevance to a wide range of employment opportunities in the public and private sectors. The scheme explores a number of themes and issues at the forefront of contemporary debate in the social sciences including the globalization of the economy; theories of regulation; the restructuring of the nation-state; new geographies of governance; welfare delivery and consumption; sub-national forms of power, political identity and expression. The Research Group structure of the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences offers MA students access to an exceptionally wide range of research expertise in areas at the forefront of contemporary human geography. Postgraduate students are members of the research groups and participate in seminars and research meetings. This degree provides a flexible modular programme that leads to a University Certificate after one semester, a University Diploma after two semesters and an MA after the production a thesis at the end of the third semester. Applications are welcome from students with a good Honours degree in human geography or related discipline.

MA Space, Place and Politics (Distance Learning)
This programmes aims to provide a Masters degree encompassing the broad sphere of political geography, which focuses on a series of concerns in urban, regional and rural politics; local economic development; social exclusion, regulation and governance; place, identity and scale. It addresses a range of theoretical and applied themes and issues of relevance to a wide range of employment opportunities in the public and private sectors. The scheme explores a number of themes and issues at the forefront of contemporary debate in the social sciences including the globalization of the economy; theories of regulation; the restructuring of the nation-state; new geographies of governance; welfare delivery and consumption; sub-national forms of power, political identity and expression. The Research Group structure of the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences offers MA students access to an exceptionally wide range of research expertise in areas at the forefront of contemporary human geography. Postgraduate students are members of the research groups and participate in seminars and research meetings. Applications are welcome from students with a good Honours degree in human geography or related discipline.
MA, PG Dip Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
12 month Duration

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