Contemporary Human Geography (Research Methods) MA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2022
  • Entry requirements: You will need a 2:1 honours degree or above (or equivalent for overseas students) in geography or the social sciences.
Contemporary Human Geography MA

Module details

Whole Session

ENVS434: Space, Power and Culture (15 Credits)

Semester One

ENVS450: Social Survey Analysis (15 credits)

ENVS441: Qualitative Research Methodologies (15 credits)

SOCI504: Philosophy of Social Science (15 credits)

SOCI501: The Politics and Practices of Social Research (15 credits)

Semester Two

ENVS416: Theorising Human Geography (15 credits)

ENVS489: Researching Space, Power and Culture (15 credits)

Then either:

ENVS453: Spatial Analysis (15 Credits)


3 Optional 5 Credit Research Training Modules in Sociology. A range of 10-12 modules are on offer here and they change to ensure the most popular modules are available to students. They have in recent years included Participatory Action Research, Visual Methods, Foucault’s Methods, Ethnomethodology and Conservation Analysis, Narrative Interviewing, Photography and Creative Practice and Doing Twitter Analytics. (Total of 15 credits)


ENVS493: Dissertation (60 credits)