MA Landscape and Culture
This course is aimed at students with an interest in theoretical and empirical developments in cultural geography, and those wishing to gain an understanding of the cultural landscapes of rural and urban environments throughout the world.
On the MA Landscape and Culture you will explore key themes in cultural and historical geography, providing connections in theory and practice with disciplines throughout the humanities and social sciences.
The programme is recognised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as providing training appropriate for PhD research.
- 75% of our research output was rated as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF)
- We were rated 'excellent' in the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessment of teaching provision
- We are ranked in the top 50 worldwide for geography according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
This course requires you to complete 120 credits of core and optional modules before undertaking a supervised dissertation.
- Approaches to Landscape
- Critical Human Geography
- Dissertation: Landscape and Culture
- Research Design B
You must select 30 credits of optional modules (to total 180), either provided by the School of Geography, or in other schools across the University.
The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list.
Graduates from this programme have gone on to fully-funded postgraduate research and successful academic careers. Others now work in the creative industries while many have secured jobs in the public and voluntary sectors.
A postgraduate qualification from The University of Nottingham shows potential employers that you are an intelligent, hard-working individual who is bright and flexible enough to undertake any form of specific career training.
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2015, 95% of postgraduates in the School of Geography who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation.*
*Known destinations of full-time home higher degree postgraduates 2014/15.
Career prospects and employability
The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential.
Our Careers and Employability Service will help you do this, working with you to explore your options and inviting you to attend recruitment events where you can meet potential employers, as well as suggesting further development opportunities, such as relevant work experience placements and skills workshops.
The University of Nottingham is the best university in the UK for graduate employment, according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.
- 2:1 (or international equivalent) in a social science discipline
- IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); if these grades are not met, English preparatory courses are available
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Last updated March 16, 2017