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Master's Programme in Geography

Master's Programme in Geography
Study geography at the University of Helsinki and get an understanding of current social and environmental issues.
Study geography at the University of Helsinki and get an understanding of current social and environmental issues.
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Language
Finnish, Swedish, English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
13 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

How to un­der­stand geo­graph­ical de­vel­op­ment and dif­fer­en­ti­ation of our planet?

Geography, University of Helsinki, holds place 42 in 2018 Shanghai ranking and is also ranked among the top 50 in the world in 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Nearly 60 Master's students begin their studies every autumn. Our Master's Programme in Geography is based on high-quality research groups operating in some of the major fields of geography. It is divided into three study tracks: 1) physical geography, 2) human geography, and 3) geoinformatics. The students are provided with a set of skills that are essential in the contemporary labour market. The discipline of geography is an internationally recognised and vibrant scientific community which welcomes you to study at the University of Helsinki.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

Admission Services

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