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Program description:
The aim of the Geography MSc program is to train Geographer professionals who have deep insight in landscape and urban development. They are prepared to understand the natural, environmental, technical and social phenomena and processes, to develop research and applied science-based solutions, to demonstrate and communicate the result and to plan and manage the sustainable use of natural and human environment. Successful graduates can also continue their studies and research in the frame of geosciences PhD program at University of Szeged.Based on the labour market experiences the employees expect a comprehensive theoretical background to fulfil the requirements of various positions in relevant fields, a thorough IT knowledge, an analytical approach, the ability to participate in development planning processes, to compile professional studies and documents and to work independently. The skills and competences of the students are aimed to be improved according to these. Read more about the programme on our website. The basic courses cover for example the fields of geographical research methods, project management, regional policy and spatial development, political and social geography, landscape planning and environmental risk assessment. The core fields of studies are spatial data collection and analysis, visualisation, environmental planning models, urban planning, rural development, place marketing, vegetation analysis, and hydrological planning. From the 3rd semester students start a research project and they have to prepare a diploma work during the 3rd and 4th semesters. The MSc module is closed with a final examination.

Entry requirements:
Degrees approved: Geography BSc and related disciplines (e.g. Earth science/Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental engineering, Geo-Engineering, Geodetic Engineering, Garden and Landscape Architecture, Economic and Rural Development, Environmental Management, Agricultural Engineering, Nature Conservation Engineering, Tourism and Hospitality Management)

Entrance exam:

Type of entrance exam:
Oral skype interview

Entrance exam location:
Online skype interview

Entrance exam description:
““Evaluation will be based on the- Quality of the submitted BSc/MSc Degree- Quality of the Skype interview- Extra points can be earned for extra language exams, studying abroad, or participation in projects and articles”“

Dr. Ferenc Kovács
assistant professor

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States