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Master of Arts (Honours) Geography and Management


MA Geography joint element: First year
Code Module name Credits
GG1001 Welcome to the Anthropocene: Society, Population, Environment 20 AND
GG1002 A World in Crisis? 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Management joint: First year
Code Module name Credits
MN1001 Organisations and Society 20 AND
MN1002 Organisations and Analysis 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


MA Geography joint element: Second year
Code Module name Credits
* GG2011 Geographies of Global Change 30 AND
* GG2012 (Re)constructing environments, people and places 30

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked *
MA Management joint: Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ MN2001 Management and Society 20 AND
^ MN2002 Management and Analysis 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades of 11.0 or above at the first sitting of the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc / MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


MA Geography joint element: Third year
Code Module name Credits
GG3202 Joint Honours Research Design and Methodology Training (30) 30 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: GG3100, GG3321 - GG3302
GG3100 Reconstructing Past Environments 20
GG3221 Geographies of Identity and Power 20
GG3224 HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa 20
GG3225 Managing Modern Cities: Strategies for Competitiveness, Sustainability and Social Justice 20
GG3226 Population Studies: Europe before 1914 20
GG3227 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies 20
GG3229 Environmental Management in Scotland 20
GG3231 The Economic Geography of Homes and Neighbourhoods 20
GG3232 Housing, Community and Social-Spatial Justice 20
GG3233 Transport and Sustainability 20
GG3234 Migration and Transnationalism 20
GG3236 The Geography of Entrepreneurship and Self-employment 20
GG3237 Political and Cultural Geographies of the Border 20
GG3238 Development: voice, power and identity in global times 20
GG3240 Ice and climate 20
GG3241 Quaternary Palaeoecology 20
GG3260 Periglacial Geomorphology 20
GG3261 Quaternary Geomorphology of Scotland 20
GG3262 Climate and Weather Systems 20
GG3263 Glaciers and Glaciation 20
GG3264 Oceans and Climate 20
GG3265 The Science of Climate Change 20
GG3266 Rivers and Floodplains 20
GG3267 Ecosystem Ecology 20
GG3268 Reconstructing Global Climate since the Romans 20
GG3269 Geochronology: Dating the Quaternary and Beyond 20
GG3270 Understanding and Interpreting Environmental Models 20
GG3271 Coastal Processes 20
GG3272 Biogeography 20
GG3273 Scrutinising Segregation: Geographies of Diversity and Inequality 20
GG3274 Socio-Ecological Systems 20
GG3301 Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours) 10
GG3302 Special Topic for Honours in Geography (Senior Honours) 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 90 and 150 credits from modules GG3220 - GG3289, GG3302, GG4301, SG4220 - SG4229, ID4001 or ID4002 across third and fourth year.
MA Management joint: Third year
Code Module name Credits
MN3102 Organisation Studies 20 AND
View list 40 credits from Module List: MN3101 - MN3199, MN3203 - MN4299
MN3101 Corporate Finance and Control 20
MN3116 Financial Markets and Investments 20
MN3126 International Business 20
MN3128 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 20
MN3901 Management Learning 30
MN4001 Introduction to Business Issues and Research Methods 5
MN4100 Contemporary Issues in Management 20
MN4102 Organisation Philosophy 20
MN4203 Dynamic Strategic Management 20
MN4204 Change, Complexity and Innovation 20
MN4211 International Marketing 20
MN4213 Human Resource Management 20
MN4214 Management of Change 20
MN4223 International Banking 20
MN4224 Consuming Culture 20
MN4225 Scenario Thinking 20
MN4227 Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting 20
MN4235 Public Sector Management 20
MN4236 Sociology of Finance 20
MN4238 Sustainable Development and Management 20
MN4239 Advertising: A Social History (ASH) 20
MN4241 Knowledge Work: Practice and Context 20
MN4242 Advertising and Marketing Communications 20
MN4243 Philanthropy and Philanthropreneurs: The Business Of Doing Good 20
MN4244 Behavioural Decision Making 20
MN4245 Leadership Development 20
MN4262 Social Theory and Work Organisation 20
MN4263 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development 20
MN4266 Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs): Contexts, Contributions, and Challenges 20
MN4267 Creative Industries 20
MN4268 Equality and Diversity in Organisations 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year


MA Geography joint element: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
GG4297 Joint Honours Research Dissertation in Geography 30 AND
View list At least 20 credits from Module List: GG3100, GG3220 - GG3302, SG3220 - SG3295, SG4221 - SG4229, EG3020 - EG4020, ES4031
GG3100 Reconstructing Past Environments 20
GG3221 Geographies of Identity and Power 20
GG3224 HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa 20
GG3225 Managing Modern Cities: Strategies for Competitiveness, Sustainability and Social Justice 20
GG3226 Population Studies: Europe before 1914 20
GG3227 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies 20
GG3229 Environmental Management in Scotland 20
GG3231 The Economic Geography of Homes and Neighbourhoods 20
GG3232 Housing, Community and Social-Spatial Justice 20
GG3233 Transport and Sustainability 20
GG3234 Migration and Transnationalism 20
GG3236 The Geography of Entrepreneurship and Self-employment 20
GG3237 Political and Cultural Geographies of the Border 20
GG3238 Development: voice, power and identity in global times 20
GG3240 Ice and climate 20
GG3241 Quaternary Palaeoecology 20
GG3260 Periglacial Geomorphology 20
GG3261 Quaternary Geomorphology of Scotland 20
GG3262 Climate and Weather Systems 20
GG3263 Glaciers and Glaciation 20
GG3264 Oceans and Climate 20
GG3265 The Science of Climate Change 20
GG3266 Rivers and Floodplains 20
GG3267 Ecosystem Ecology 20
GG3268 Reconstructing Global Climate since the Romans 20
GG3269 Geochronology: Dating the Quaternary and Beyond 20
GG3270 Understanding and Interpreting Environmental Models 20
GG3271 Coastal Processes 20
GG3272 Biogeography 20
GG3273 Scrutinising Segregation: Geographies of Diversity and Inequality 20
GG3274 Socio-Ecological Systems 20
GG3301 Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours) 10
GG3302 Special Topic for Honours in Geography (Senior Honours) 10
SG3235 Science, Society and Natural Resource Management 20
SG3272 Socio-ecological systems 20
SG3273 Remote Sensing for Environmental and Social Research 20
SG3274 Landscape Ecology and Sustainable Science 20
SG4221 Review Essay 20
SG4222 Advanced Qualitative Analysis 20
SG4223 Advanced Quantitative Analysis 20
SG4224 Advanced Topics in Physical Sciences 20
SG4228 Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Science (GISci) 20
EG3020 Global Climate Change 15
EG3031 Special Topic for Physical Geography 5
EG3032 Special Environmental Topic for Physical Geography 5
EG4020 Geochronology 15
ES4031 Analytical Sciences 5
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Management joint: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
MN4100 Contemporary Issues in Management 20 AND
View list 40 credits from Module List: MN3101 - MN3199, MN3203 - MN4299, MN4310 - MN4311
MN3101 Corporate Finance and Control 20
MN3102 Organisation Studies 20
MN3116 Financial Markets and Investments 20
MN3126 International Business 20
MN3128 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 20
MN3901 Management Learning 30
MN4001 Introduction to Business Issues and Research Methods 5
MN4100 Contemporary Issues in Management 20
MN4102 Organisation Philosophy 20
MN4203 Dynamic Strategic Management 20
MN4204 Change, Complexity and Innovation 20
MN4211 International Marketing 20
MN4213 Human Resource Management 20
MN4214 Management of Change 20
MN4223 International Banking 20
MN4224 Consuming Culture 20
MN4225 Scenario Thinking 20
MN4227 Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting 20
MN4235 Public Sector Management 20
MN4236 Sociology of Finance 20
MN4238 Sustainable Development and Management 20
MN4239 Advertising: A Social History (ASH) 20
MN4241 Knowledge Work: Practice and Context 20
MN4242 Advertising and Marketing Communications 20
MN4243 Philanthropy and Philanthropreneurs: The Business Of Doing Good 20
MN4244 Behavioural Decision Making 20
MN4245 Leadership Development 20
MN4262 Social Theory and Work Organisation 20
MN4263 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development 20
MN4266 Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs): Contexts, Contributions, and Challenges 20
MN4267 Creative Industries 20
MN4268 Equality and Diversity in Organisations 20
MN4310 Scenario Thinking 20
MN4311 Dynamic Strategic Management 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

In total, 240 credits must be achieved at 3000 and 4000 level, including at least 90 credits at 4000 level.


Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).