List of Postgraduate Courses in Geography


The study of our planet and its features in addition to its other phenomena’s is called as Geography. This subject is offered at both graduate as well as postgraduate level in colleges and universities across the country. To join the Master’s level in geography, the students are required to possess a graduate degree in the allied subject. The list of some of the postgraduate courses in geography is given below.

List of Postgraduate Courses

  • Master of Arts in Geography
  • Master of Science in Applied Geography
  • Master of Science in Geography
  • Master of Philosophy in Geography
  • Master of Science in Geo Informatics
  • Master in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Science
  • Master in Geographic Information Science and Systems
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Geographical Cartography

Career Prospects

There are numerous job prospects available for students of Geography. On the basis of their field of expertise, students can get jobs with economic or agricultural institutes as forest managers. Those who are interested in archeology can pursue a career in that direction.  It is also possible for the candidates to work as Demographers with the State as well as Central government firms. They take in students for research, intelligence work and remote sensing interpretation in addition to mapping. The other options that are available for geographists are - transportation planning, tourism and travel planning and social services. They can also appear go into Civil Service stream too. Firms that manufacture waste disposal systems also hire students of geography. It is also possible for students to choose a career in teaching. They can get jobs as Lecturers in Colleges. For that they will need to appear for the UGC- NET exam. They also have the option to go into the research field. They can if they desire appear for the CSIR exam.

The initial remuneration in this field will be around Rs. 9,000 - 15,000 a month. The salary of Lecturers will be decided according to the norms of the state Government. With more familiarity as well as understanding about a particular field, the students will be capable of earning more. It is important that these candidates be up to date in the field from time to time.



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10 Responses to “List of Postgraduate Courses in Geography”

  1. 10

    My self rajat agrawal .i am a posthgraduate in geography.I want to be a metrologist .is this possibel now?If yes ,please segust me.

  2. 9
    Karnaljit Singh:

    My self Karnaljit singh having age of 32years going to complete my B.A. with geography,Computer Science,History,Punjabi,English as subjects in 2014.I am doing my own business but still I want to for a Govt or Tourism journalist job.Is it possible now?If yes in which departments I can apply now.

  3. 8
    shubham ojha:


  4. 7

    what are the coureses are offerd in DU university in geography after comletion of graduation in geography and what are the proces of taking admission in DU.

  5. 6
    sachin pandya:

    can i go to a private sector after completing b.a. in geography and i can do msc in geography after geography B.A. and how to i apply that please tell me

  6. 5
    sunil budkale:

    Can B.A Geography student eligible for degree after completing B.A course.

  7. 4
    Ipsita Das:

    I am a commerce graduate and did post graduate diploma in media management…I want to study geography…how will i be able to study that plz let me know.

  8. 3

    m graduate fromgeoeraphy. i want to pursue architect as post graduate. can i do that .please suggest for relevant colleges n if any other better option thn do inform

  9. 2

    can B.A student with geography go in research

  10. 1
    Shaista jabeen:

    What can I do after completing my graduation in goegarphy? Is GIS and Remote Sensing advisable or MSc in Geography?What Can I do In the field of academics at Hyderabad?