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PGCert in Geography


Maynooth University    Department of Geography

Full time See Course PGCert 1 year Full-time

About the course

The aim of the PG Certificate in Geography is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competence necessary to learn how to think critically from a geographical perspective. Students will be exposed to contemporary debates in Geography about pressing global, European and Irish issues, and learn specialist knowledge and competence in areas for which our Geographers are internationally recognised for, including political, environmental, urban, social, historical, health and cultural geography, as well as in climate change, GIS, remote sensing, and in other areas. Students will also be exposed to working with civil society and government partners, and develop their sense of the ethical and practical demands of such collaborative research.

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Entry Requirements

Students should normally have earned a 2.1 or above in Geography (either subject degree in Geography or overall) or related disciplines. A personal statement is required so the Director can give consideration to applicants with relevant academic, work or professional experience if coming from a different background than the social sciences and/or if earned a 2.2 mark.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.


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