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MScHuman Geography: Economic Geography

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
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Overview

Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Economic Geography is taught at the Nijmegen School of Management. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year) and offers space for elective courses, with which students can give their programme their own personal finishing touch. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

With expertise gained during this Master’s, a graduate can be employed in a wide range of jobs, both in and outside the Netherlands, for example:

- At a consultancy and advisory firms, as a consultant or advisor, writing Strategic Plans for the sustainable development of regions and cities, helping foreign firms and investors to find a suitable location, or assisting regional and city governments in getting and managing EU funds (project and process management)
- At a Spatial or Economic Development department of a city municipality, where you could be responsible for the planning of industrial zones, the upgrading of city centres, the attraction of new firms and investments, or for getting European Union funds.
- At provincial governments and new spatial-governmental entities such as city-regions
- At ministries: in the Dutch context, you can think of ‘Economische Zaken’, ‘VROM’, ‘Verkeer en Waterstaat’, ‘Binnenlandse Zaken’ and ‘LNV’.
- At a Chamber of Commerce, Regional Development Agency, and Innovation Platform to provide (starting) entrepreneurs with a wealth of information about rules, subsidies, regional labour markets and innovation policies, as well as setting up (informal) networks of key actors in a region.
- At employers’ organisations like labour unions and housing corporations as an expert in themes such as immigrant entrepreneurship, the ‘Creative Economy’, and sustainability

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Central European Time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Central European Time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States