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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 MSc, 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 Eszterházy Károly Catholic University in Eger provides you the most up-to-date knowledge and skills. The aim is to train such geographers, who can understand the 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 21st century by presenting their knowledge and skills.

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Entrance exam description:
The admission procedure consists of the following parts:
- 20-30 minutes long online interview
- evaluation of application documents

Online interview: The University will contact all applicants to set up a suitable time for the online interview. Applicants will be interviewed by appointed staff members from the Department and the international office. Professors will check the applicant’s preliminary knowledge of the chosen study area and motivation. The international office will check the language skills and intercultural competences of the applicant.
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.

Institutional SH Coordinator:
Ms Anita Molnár
mobility coordinator

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.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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