|Type||Masters' degree / Graduate, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 semesters|
|Tuition fee||$3,000.00 per semester|
|Application fee||€35.00 per programme|
|Examination fee||$300.00 per programme|
Undergraduate / Bachelor's Degree (or higher)
Undergraduate diploma in Geography
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Academic Records in English or certified translation.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, PBT – 550, Cambridge FCB, IELTS – 5.5. Applicants are not required to provide the English language exam certificates who are natives of certain countries and can officially demonstrate that their academic studies have been conducted in English. However, these students will also have to obtain an international language proof B2 level by the end of the programme. The list of countries is available on our website
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
About the program
The aim of the Geography MSc programme is to train professional Geographers with expertise in the fields of landscape and environmental management as well as regional and urban planning. Graduates of the programme are able to understand the spatial aspects of environmental, and social processes, to develop research-based solutions, to demonstrate and communicate research results, to plan and manage the sustainable development of natural and human environment and to influence policy-making. The skills and competencies gained during the programme meet the expectations of various types of employers from local and regional administration, to management and planning authorities (e.g. environmental protection, urban development). Through IT knowledge, and analytical skills graduates are able to participate in planning processes, to prepare studies and policy documents and to work independently.
The basic courses include geographical research methods, modelling and simulation, 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, urban planning, rural development, place marketing, vegetation analysis and hydrological planning. From the 2nd semester students start to work on a research project leading to an MSC thesis by the end of the 4th semester. The MSc programme is finished by a final examination. Successful graduates can continue their studies and research in the frame of geosciences PhD program at the University of Szeged.