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Master
Economic Geography (Human Geography)
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Study programme

The Master’s programme in Human Geography provides students with a strong background in contemporary theories and theoretical and methodological debates in human geography, and more specifically in the geographical sub-disciplines that are the focus of the four tracks.

Thesis

Students complete the Master's programme Human Geography with a Master's thesis to demonstrate their knowledge of different geographical theories and research skills. The topics should be related to the geographical specialisation courses that the University of Amsterdam offers. For the thesis, fieldwork can be carried out abroad.

 

COURSES SEM 1 SEM 2 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 EC
  • Geographical Perspectives
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    6
  • Geo Focus: Fieldwork Excursion
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    6
  • Research Methodologies I: Qualitative and Quantitative research
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    3
  • Research Methodologies II: Spatial Analyses
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    3
  • Restricted-choice electives
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    6
  • Advanced Economic and Financial Geography
    1—2
    12
  • GEO Track: Master Thesis Project
    4—6
    24
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