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Top 5 Masters of Arts (M.A) in Geographic Sciences 2019

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Geographic sciences can include an education on the computational methods and data structures used to represent, analyze and process geographic information. In addition, geographic science students may have the opportunity to study Earth’s physical features.

Master of Arts Program in Geographic Sciences

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Kean University

The Master of Arts in Instruction and Curriculum: Earth Science program is designed to provide knowledge and skills necessary for effective teaching of Earth Science. ... [+]

The Master of Arts in Instruction and Curriculum: Earth Science program is designed to provide knowledge and skills necessary for effective teaching of Earth Science.

To learn more about the Master of Arts in Instruction and Curriculum: Earth Science program, visit http://grad.kean.edu/masters-programs/earth-sciences.

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USA New York Union
September 2019
Full time
Part time
Campus
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University of Lincoln

The Geography MA by Research programme provides you with the opportunity to extend your undergraduate degree and develop your expertise in a particular area of Geography. ... [+]

The Course

The Geography MA by Research programme provides you with the opportunity to extend your undergraduate degree and develop your expertise in a particular area of Geography.

You will have the chance to specialise in an area of particular interest to you and consolidate your skills in preparation for positions in research development or technology management.

Research Areas, Projects & Topics

The School is developing research strengths in national and international migration, rural development, the spatial dimension of social and technological innovations, and the analysis and mapping of a range of economic and social inequalities from international to sub-regional scales.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 
Campus
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University of Passau

This accredited master's programme in Geography allows you to combine regional science and tourism research and specialise in one of five cultural world regions while lea ... [+]

About the programme

Uniquely in Germany, the accredited M.A. Geography: Culture, Environment and Tourism programme allows you to combine regional studies and tourism research and to specialise in one of five cultural areas, for which you will learn the corresponding foreign language. The degree programme features compulsory courses in Cultural and Environmental Geography as well as in Business and Economics. Furthermore, you will engage in a research project in regional or tourism research and complete a minimum one-month internship abroad. While studying this programme, you will develop the skill set required to tackle complex issues in regional development and tourism through the use of integrative and cross-disciplinary methods. In-depth regional knowledge and extensive intercultural competencies round off the programme profile of this highly practice-oriented programme.... [-]

Germany Passau
October 2019
Full time
4 - 6 
Campus
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Northeastern Illinois University

The Master of Arts in Geography and Environmental Studies is a program offered in the evenings and on weekends. The program is designed for students with various academic ... [+]

The Master of Arts in Geography and Environmental Studies is a program offered in the evenings and on weekends. The program is designed for students with various academic backgrounds who are interested in a career that spans the human and natural environments -- the social and physical sciences -- and who desire the spatial analytical skills of geography. Graduate students develop an area of proficiency within the broad scope of the environmental policy, planning, and management or within the geographic realm of spatial analysis. The program is both theoretical and practical; students gain knowledge, conceptual skills, and technical skills. The program provides a solid basis for a career, a career shift, career enhancement, or preparation for post-graduate studies... [-]

USA Chicago Grayslake
August 2019
Part time
Campus
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

The master's program "Human Geography: Globalisation, Media and Culture" focuses on renegotiating geographical relations between culture and society in the course of glob ... [+]

About

The focus of our M.A. programme “Human Geography: Globalisation, Media, and Culture” lies on the re-negotiation of the (power) relation between space, society, and culture in the current era of late post-modern globalisation. Specific emphasis is on the questions: How are these new or transformed relations medially conveyed? Which socio-cultural challenges are raised by this? How can these problems be addressed politically?

Media-sensitive cultural geography is a key in times when digital technologies permeate all spheres of our life and substantially change our communication and “geo-positioning” in the world. Communication equipment continues to be miniaturised and mobilised. Furthermore, we are experiencing a huge surge in mapping and geo-coded positioning. Thus, a new form of geographical awareness is arising, meaning we are set out on an entirely renewed interest in space, regions and places. The geographical media content of the programme is, therefore, devoted to analysing newly arranged global geographies.... [-]

Germany Mainz
October 2019
Full time
Part time
Campus
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