Description

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are now a major component of information technology – and if you’re interested in pursuing a career in this innovative, exciting field, our MSc Geographical Information Systems (GIS) degree course will give you the tools to succeed.

On this MSc Geographical Information Systems degree course, you’ll learn practical GIS skills using the same software tools employed by professionals in the field. You’ll analyse spatial data through your own project work and build on your previous geographical studies, creating distinctive methods of data analysis, algorithms and software tools.

Once you graduate, you’ll be well placed to pursue a career as a geographical information science specialist within local and national government, health authorities, environment and conservation organisations, or in university-based research.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, 3 years part-time

Module Details:

Core modules include:

  • Principles of Geographic Information Science
  • GIS and Database Management Systems
  • Image Processing and Spatial Data Analysis
  • Dissertation

Options to choose currently include:

  • Applied Geographic Information Systems
  • Coastal Physical Processes and Shoreline Management
  • Geological and Environmental Hazards

Fees

(2019 start) UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full time: £7,500 (may be subject to annual increase) Part time: £2,500 (may be subject to annual increase) International students Full time: £13,900 (may be subject to annual increase) Part time: £4,630 (may be subject to annual increase)

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in Geography or a related subject. Professional experience in a relevant area and other qualifications may be taken into consideration for applicants not meeting this requirement.

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