See MSc Programs in Human Geography in Sweden 2019
Human geography is typically the study of how people affect change on their localized environments, and how the geographic location of specific groups of people affects most facets of life including their economy, community, and cultural values.
Top Master of Science Programs in Human Geography in Sweden 2019
The main areas of study included in the programme are urban, social and landscape geography, economic geography and political ecology. The scope of the subject is such th
Human Geography covers a wide range of topics – from environmental and landscape changes to planetary urbanisation and economic crises. The scope of the subject is such that it will give you an excellent scientific base that can easily be combined with other academic subjects.
The Master’s programme in Human Geography aims to provide students with:
knowledge of the development of theories in human geography and their relations to theories in other social and environmental sciences
understanding of the spatial dimensions of social, economic, cultural and environmental processes and their importance for welfare and living conditions in various geographical contexts
skills in methods and the use of advanced tools to analyse the complex relations between development processes on local, regional, national and global scales
competence to carry out scientific investigations, analyses and advanced planning related to political, economic, social and environmental issues in an increasingly complex world
This Master's programme enables you to gain first hand theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental sciences,
This programme enables you to gain first hand theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental sciences, physical geography and climate change. You will gain in-depth knowledge of environmental and climate systems, global environmental issues and global cycling, climatology and climatic change, ecosystems analysis, biogeophysics and geomorphology.
Courses and number of credits: Greenhouse Gases and Biogeochemical Cycles (15), Climate Change and its Impacts on the Environment (15), Ecosystem Modelling (15), Biosphere-atmosphere Interactions (15), Global Ecosystem Dynamics (15), Master’s degree thesis (30), electives (15)....