Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Graduate Studies and Research
923 Robie Street
Halifax, NS
Canada B3H 3C3

Geography (MA)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Geography
Description The Master of Arts program in Geography provides opportunities for advanced study in both human and physical geography. Through coursework and thesis, students develop an understanding of interactions between nature and society, and of processes which create distinct spaces, places, landscapes, and regions. They also develop and apply their skills in mapping, analyzing, and synthesizing spatial phenomena. Geographers are in demand in a wide array of fields, including urban and regional planning, industrial location, marketing, resource development, environmental management, and geomatics.
Website: Geography (MA) at Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 73 to 100
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Supplemental Form (see above) A current CV/Resume. A Research Proposal outlining your proposed area of research and indicating a potential supervisor with whose research your topic best aligns. Include potential data collection and analysis techniques and justification for your proposed project. Sample of academic or other written work (10 page maximum). Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended. Three (3) recommendation forms, two of which should be from academics familiar with your work. Official Proof of English Language Proficiency (if required).

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 03, 2018