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Overview

If you could not decide whether natural science or social science is matches your future career, then we have the perfect option for you.
If you are uncertain whether you want to have a more complex understanding of local processes or you are more interested in global changes, do not hesitate. Our Geographer training covers both areas and provides specialized knowledge to help you learn as thoroughly as possible about the complex relationship of the human society and the environment. The Institute of Geography and Environmental Sciences of the University of Eszterházy in Eger provides you with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills in addition to historical sights.
The aim is to train such geographers, who can understand the features of geographical processes, and can characterize natural, environmental and social phenomena. We provide practical knowledge to our students by working with geographic information systems, statistical tools, qualitative assessment and survey methods. During their studies our geographer students have the chance to work as experts in their field, both independently and as members of multi-professional teams. Once they finished their studies, our students are prepared to meet the expectations of the XXI. century by sharing and presenting their knowledge and skills.

More information: uni-eszterhazy.hu/en/ekf-college/international-students/stipendium-hungaricum/study-programmes-2196

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
The admission procedure consits of the following parts:
- 20-30 minutes long online interview (via Skype or GoogleChat)
The Centre for International Relations will contact all applicants to set up a suitable time for the online interview (Skype, GoogleChat). Applicants will be interviewed by appointed staff members from the Department and the Centre for International Relations. Professors will check the applicant’s preliminary knowledge of the chosen study area and motivation. The Centre for International Relations will check the language skills and intercultural competences of the applicant. Applicants are rquired to upload a portfolio too.
The admission decision is based on the following results:
- result of previous studies (max. 20 points)
- CV, motivation letter (max. 20 points)
- online interview (max. 60 points)
Minimum admission requirements: 60 points. Those applicants who gain less than 5 points in any section of the admission procedure will be rejected.


Contact:
Ms Anita Molnár
mobility coordinator
molnar.anita@uni-eszterhazy.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
3

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
25

Link:
studyinhungary.hu/institution/eszterhazy-karoly-university-67.html

Programme structure

Credit Requirements for Geography MSc
Students must complete the minimum credit requirement to obtain a degree.
Professional core knowledge: 30-36 credits
• theoretical knowledge of geography: modelling, simulation, research-methodology,
• environmental informatics, geo-mathematics, Research and Development project management;
• special knowledge: environmental geography, landscape and environmental planning,
• landscape evaluation, landscape analysis
• regional and spatial development, political geography, space-society relationship.
Differentiated professional knowledge: 35-50 credits
Resource and risk analyst:
• geo-spheres (atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, soil,biosphere);
• chemical, physical and biological interconnections among different spheres from a resource and risk point of view;
• climate change, effects and response;
• society and economy as resource and risk;
• sustainability and vulnerability of society;
• sustainability and vulnerability of economy;
• principles and postulations of sustainable development;
• principles and postulations of the mitigation of environmental risks;
• national and international documents of sustainability and risk mitigation;
• learning sustainability and risks and the teaching of these information;
• catastrophe management and compensation in practice.

Regional management:
• constructional and environmental geology,
• urban climate and air quality,
• settlement stress sources,
• sustainable environment and resource economy,
• waste management,
• geographical bases of real-estate management,
• organization development and local management models,
• enterprise economy and finance,
• management of local products and resources,
• spatial and municipality management,
• local development concept creation,
• marketing-communication and PR tools.
Thesis: 30 credits.
Requirements of professional practice connected to the programme:
The duration of the professional practice is at least 4 weeks (min. 5 credits) determined
by the study programme.

Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States