Geography & Politics

In Geography, students will study both social and physical sciences to analyse and understand major challenges facing the world. Students can specialise in human geography or physical geography, or combine elements of both.

Students will also have the opportunity to go on field trips, and to work with partner organisations to help them solve real-world problems.

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Key Facts



MA(Hons) Geography & Politics


Degree Duration

4 years


Pathways Available

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4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


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Degree Overview

Politics confronts the big issues that affect society. Students get an overview of the British political system as well as examine some of the most complex problems faced by humanity and the ideas that underpin them. Students can study from optional modules on Russian, Irish, and Middle Eastern politics, nations and nationalism, political theories, and human rights and humanitarian intervention.

Students develop the ability to think critically about outcomes and learn how to locate, analyse, and compare information to support or challenge those outcomes.

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  • This course will be taught by the Dundee School of Social Science

Your Pathways

The IS1 is the first year of a four year International Incorporated Bachelors. And its designed to strengthen your English language abilities and introduce core concepts and knowledge required at university study level.  Once you have successfully completed your studies you will continue the remaining stages 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.