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Master
Political Geography (Human Geography)
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Careers

Where do our graduates work?

  • Project Employee Sustainability at Amsterdam Innovation Motor  (AIM promotes innovation, cooperation and new business in the Amsterdam region)
  • Geography teacher at a secondary school
  • Geographic Information Systems expert at Dutch water board
  • Science Coordinator at UNU-EHS: United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security
  • Director Viafrica Foundation (ICT service and projects in Africa)

Skills

Within various interdisciplinary and problem oriented projects, the programme encourages students to develop their skills in:

  • GIS – Geographical Information Systems
  • Social Science research methods – both qualitative methods, quantitative methods, and mixed methods;
  • Presentation and Communication – to pitch an idea or present research outcomes;
  • Cooperation – to work in teams and evaluate the work of peers.

The combination of taught skills, together with the specialisation track and the focus in the thesis will prepare students for their future career as a geographer in a wide array of institutional contexts: either public service, profit sector or civil society, either local, national, international or transnational organisations.