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Master of Arts (M.A.) Geography (Thesis): Development Studies (45 credits)

Offered by: Geography     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The Master of Arts in Geography; Thesis — Development Studies is a research-based program of 45 credits. The program focuses on international development issues in geography. The thesis must be on a topic that relates to both development studies and geography, approved by the overseeing coordinating committee.

Thesis Courses (30 credits)

  • GEOG 698 Thesis Proposal (6 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Geography : Preparation and evaluation of thesis proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • GEOG 699 Thesis Research (24 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Geography : Independent research under the supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • GEOG 631 Methods of Geographical Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Geography : General research seminar in human and physical geography.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: McKenzie, Grant; le Polain de Waroux, Yann (Fall) McKenzie, Grant; le Polain de Waroux, Yann (Winter)

  • INTD 657 Development Studies Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for the St of Development (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    International Development : Special topics in international development studies.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: le Polain de Waroux, Yann (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open only to students in the M.A. Development Studies Option.

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

9 credits of courses at the 500 level or higher related to geography and international development studies to be chosen in consultation with an adviser. GEOG 696 can count among these complementary credits for students with an appropriate background.

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