The Social and Human Sciences Master's degree in Geography, Planning, Environment, and Development (Géographie, Aménagement, Environnement, Développement) prepares students for careers in the cultural, socio-economic, and environmental aspects of the geography and planning disciplines. This graduate program trains students to understand the geographical and societal issues of different fields: territorial planning, local project management and development, transitions, sustainable development, and resource and environmental management.

The program has 7 different spacializations :

Four two-year track comprise the program's core curricula :

- M1 + M2 GEOIDES : GEOgraphy - Information - Interfaces - Sustainability - EnvironmentS
- M1 + M2 IDT² : Territorial Development and Transition Engineering
- M1 + M2 ITER : Innovation and territories
- M1 + M2 MOBAT : Property Project Management

Three one-year (M2) tracks explore specialized themes :
- M2 GEOSPHERES : GEOgraphies, eSPaces, Man/Environment, Resources, Systems
- M2 IDS : International Development Studies : Sustainability, participation, Innovation
- M2 TIT : Tourism, Innovation, Transitions

The core curriculum of the GAED Master’s degree is built around a theoretical foundation based on introductions to research methods and project management; a thematic foundation focused on the concepts of resources, territories, and sustainability; and a methodological foundation based on the collection, processing, visualization, and communication of geographical data.