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Our flexible Geography degrees allow students to specialise in human geography or physical geography, or to combine elements of both. In addition, students can study other social science or humanities subjects.

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Key Facts



(MA(Hons)) Geography


Degree Duration

5 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 4 Years Degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Students will develop creative skills in problem-solving, presentation, and communication. Students will also have the opportunity to go on field trips, and to work with partner organisations to help them solve problems that they are currently facing.
Students will cover specialisms within these themes including:

– health and well being
– city futures
– geopolitics and power
– tourism and globalisation
– policing and security
– hazards and risk

The student-led Geography and Environmental Society also has a programme of activities to help students become part of our community.

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  • This course will be taught by the Dundee School of Geography

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.