Geography (Human) (MPhil)

University of Exeter the United Kingdom

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The award
MPhil

How long you will study
2 - 3 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
October, January, April

International course fees
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All study options

About Geography (Human) at University of Exeter

Historical and Cultural Geography

Dr David Harvey, Associate Professor Catherine Brace, Dr Sean Carter, Associate Professor Ian Cook, Dr Caitlin DeSilvey, Dr Jude Hill, Professor Roger Kain, Dr Simon Naylor, Dr Mark Paterson, Associate Professor James Ryan, Dr Nicola Thomas, Dr John Wylie
  • Knowledges: historical geographies of: cartography; religion; science and technology, publishing; biography; materiality, gender; ‘popular’ and ‘scientific’ knowledges; commerce/business and Empire; medicine; folklore; collecting and collections; colonialism and post-colonialism. Haptic geographies and non-representational theory.

  • Landscapes: social relations that shape landscape as form, meaning and representation. In particular, systems of language, written works and visual components involved in the production, representation and interpretation of landscapes. Auto-ethnographic practice.

  • Identities: contested nature of identity formation, and ways in which identities are continuously resisted and reworked across space and time. Dynamics of place-based identities, with projects exploring representations of landscape in relation to individual, regional, national, colonial and diasporic identities. Creative arts and the region; film, identity and embodiment


Society-Nature

Professor Paul Cloke, Dr Stewart Barr, Professor Henry Buller, Associate Professor Ian Cook, Professor Mark Goodwin, Professor Jo Little, Dr Michael Leyshon, Dr John Wylie

  • Human/Non-Human Relations: post-structuralist and post-humanist accounts of the relational co-constitution of people and nature. , including biodiversity strategies , animal welfare, ethical relations within the food chain and the shifting constructions of rural natures and geographies of landscape.

  • Culture, Identity and Practice: Using performativity to explore how different ‘rural’ identities and cultures are formed through specific practices; Media representations of rurality; social and cultural geographies of rural areas

  • Rural and Agro-Food Sustainability: including food geographies, sustainable lifestyles, sustainable farming and rural development.


Governance, Ethics and Social Justice

Professor Mark Goodwin, Dr Stewart Barr, Dr Sean Carter, Professor Paul Cloke, Professor Catherine Mitchell, Dr Bridget Woodman, Dr Keith Woodward

  • The shifting geographies of governance

  • State theory and state restructuring

  • Nationality and identity

  • Migration and mobility

  • Direct action, activism, social movements,

  • Deleuze, autonomy and affect

  • European diasporas

  • Environmental behaviour and policy

  • Renewable Energy policy

  • Regionalism and regionalisation

  • Sustainability

  • Homelessness and geographies of care

  • Ethical consumption

  • Geographies of ethics and charity.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMPhilHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 - 3 years
    Course startsOctober, January, AprilDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsOctober, January, AprilDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMPhilHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study4 - 5 years
    Course startsOctober, January, AprilDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPhDHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study6 - 7 years
    Course startsOctober, January, AprilDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements for this course

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