Specialisation in Urban and Cultural Geography
The Master's specialisation in Urban and Cultural Geography focuses on how the city is represented and how city images emerge and are contested. You study the hybrid nature and daily struggles of urban life, as well as the cultural diversity and political economy of the city.
Some suggestions for Elective courses (but others are possible)
You’re free to choose courses that add up to at least 12 EC and meet your interests and needs (for your Master Thesis Research) as long as they, in some way, can be linked to this specialisation and are taught at Master’s level. You can also choose courses from one of the other Human Geography Master Specialisations or from other related Master’s programmes, for example:
- Globalising Cities & Hinterlands (Geography)
- Placemaking and Spatial Practice (Geography)
- Tourism and Sustainable Development (Wageningen UR)
- Environmental Psychology (Wageningen UR)
- Public Space and Consumption (Utrecht University)
- Diverse Cities and Urban Inequality (Utrecht University)
- Advanced Urban Geography: Global and Local Perspectives on Cities (University of Amsterdam)
- Or explore further options yourself.