Facts & figures

Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title: MSc
  • Master's degree in: Human Geography and Planning (research)
  • Programme: Urban and Economic Geography
Accreditation:
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
60166
Part- or full-time status:
Full-time
Faculty:
Geosciences
Graduate school:
Geosciences
Language of instruction:
English
Duration:
2 years
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
120
Tuition fees:
Start of studies:
September
Accessible for students with a degree from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool):
Yes, under certain conditions
Educational methods:
  • Lecture : 10%
  • Seminar: 10%
  • Practical: 20%
  • Group work: 20%
  • Independent study: 30%
Short description:
In this master you are trained to analyse increasing urbanisation, growing environmental threats and uneven economic globalisation. You will learn to formulate effective policy recommendations to make cities and regions more viable.
Education and examination regulations:
Teaching and Examination Regulations for the Master’s degree programmes
Number of students enrolled last year: Number of students enrolled in the year 2018-2019 (in September, fulltime and parttime)
19
Average time to graduation: Average duration of studies before graduation, rounded off to whole months (source:VSNU, 2017), n>30
Full time: 25 months