Human Geography

Course Information
  • Subject: Social Sciences, Geography
  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Type of Degree: MSc
  • Cost: EUR 1,951 2015/2016

Course Description

Human Geography is a research field which focuses on studying the spatial behaviour of people, firms and organisations. Or, to put it simply, it is a study that observes the relationship between human activities and their spatial environment. Because it is an integrative discipline, Human Geography serves as an excellent platform for integrating knowledge from various related disciplines, such as Sociology, Psychology, International Relations, Economics, Business Administration and Development Studies.

You can choose one of the following specialisations which we already prepared for you:

Furthermore we also offer a so called 'free specialisation', which can be tailored to your own personal needs, consisting of Master's courses of one or more of the above specialisations, or other master courses enhanced with elective courses. Of course such a package of courses first has to be approved by the examination board, but it gives you


Throughout the Master's programme you will be assessed by a mixture of written exams, essays, papers, projects, oral presentations and your Master's thesis.

Career prospects

Graduates will be qualified for many different job positions. These jobs all require excellent analytical skills at an academic level, a critical perspective, thorough knowledge of societal relations and a clear vision of how crucial societal problems can be solved. Human Geography graduates find jobs rather easily at (international) research institutes, international companies, or at consultancy firms. Top-ranking positions, in private industry as well as in governmental and non-governmental organisations can also be found.

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