M.Sc. Applied Geography

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The Master's degree program in Applied Geography will build on the knowledge gained in the Bachelor's degree program. Since our degree program combines geographical modules with courses from other faculties, there are several specializations available.

In addition to the physical geographical modules:

Applied Landscape System Analysis,

Applied Climatology and Hydrology,

Applied Urban Geography,

Remote Sensing

the degree program also includes

a module of M.Sc. Economic Geography as well as

the compulsory Geographical Method module.

as well as a total of 10 subsidiary subjects:

  • Waste and environmental engineering
  • Biology
  • Geology
  • Social sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Urban water and waste management
  • Urban Planning
  • Transport and spatial planning
  • Economics and Economic History

and an elective offer of 11 modules

  • Remote Sensing
  • Geodesy
  • Geodesy - Information System
  • Computer Science
  • Quality and Water Management Systems
  • Law
  • Regional Module
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Environmental Management
  • Economics.

A course-related professional practical training session has to be passed and a Master's thesis has to be completed during the last term.

This course of study typically begins in the winter semester and is scheduled to take 4 semesters to complete.


Subsidiary subjects

The slides from the information event 2022 on the two Master's degree programmes can be found here. (german language)

Detailed descriptions of the non-geographical subjects can be found in the module catalogue.