About the course
Start date: MSc by Research -1st October, 1st January, 1st April & 1st July.The MSc by Research in Urban Studies allows you to undertake a year-long (full time) or two-year-long (part-time) individual programme of personally and professionally enriching research, supervised by our Human Geography academic staff.Your urban studies research project will be shaped by participation in research activities such as seminars and reading groups, as well as your involvement in one of our establishedHuman Geographyresearch groups.While this research programme usually finishes after a year (or two years for part-time students), it can be used to progress to the second year(full-time equivalent)of a PhD degree in Human Geography in the appropriate circumstances.The range of our currenthuman geographicalresearch in urban studies includes:Global citiesWorld citiesGlobal urban networksPoststructuralism, actor-network theory, assemblage theory and the cityPsychoanalytic urban geographiesThe political economy and cultural political economy of citiesUrban geographies of violenceModernity, Postmodernity and the cityAlternative Urban theoriesIn the latestResearch Excellence Framework (REF 2014) assessment of research in the UK, 95% of Geography research at Swansea was judged to be of international quality, and 60% was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.Geography at Swansea achieved UK Top Ten for research impact [REF 2014]UK Top 20 for research quality [Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2019]Top 75 in the world [51-75 (out of 200) in the new Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2017]World ranked in the top 250 [QS World University Rankings 2017]
Intake Months
APRIL, JULY, JANUARY, OCTOBER
Delivery Locations
Swansea
C114644
Qualification
Masters Degree (Research)
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 18,600
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Duration
1 Year
Post study visa
2 Years
English language requirements
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Swansea University

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Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007 when the University of Wales became a non-membership confederal institution and the former members became universities in their own right.
Based on the south-west coast of Wales, Swansea University is among the top ten institutions in the UK for graduate employability (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2018), and number one in Wales – with 81.4% of students in professional employment within six months of graduating.
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Singleton Park Campus is set in mature parkland and botanical gardens, overlooking Swansea Bay beach. For most of its history, Swansea University operated exclusively from the Singleton Park Campus. However, owing to rapid expansion, the university developed a 65-acre, £450 million beachfront science and innovation Bay Campus which opened in September 2015. Since 2015, Swansea University has operated as a dual-campus university with the Park Campus located in its traditional Singleton Park grounds, and the Bay Campus, at Crymlyn Burrows.