Geographical Information Management MSc
Sustainable use or conservation of the earth’s resources requires the organisation, exploitation and integration of technologies such as database management, image processing and digital cartography, to ensure provision of high quality, reliable and up-to-date information. The Geographical Information Management MSc has been developed in direct collaboration with industry, in response to the increased global demand for multi-disciplinary managers, advisors and consultants in resource management. Taught by a dedicated faculty, this course is unique in providing balanced coverage of the key GIS technologies to prepare you for a successful career across the full range of global sectors using geographical information (GI) technologies.
Business Information Systems, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Geomatics, Geography, Social Sciences
Full time, Part time
- Taught modules 40%, group project (dissertation for part-time students) 20%, individual project 40%
1 years | Full time
2 years | Part time
- two-three years part-time
/year (Full time)
/year (Part time)
- MSc Full-time £10,500 MSc Part-time £1,635 *
All the modules in the following list need to be taken as part of this course.
- GIS Fundamentals
- Spatial Data Management
- Aerial Photography and Digital Photogrammetry
- Applied Remote Sensing
- Advanced GIS Methods
- Environmental Resource Survey
- Web Mapping
Only one is required
A first or second class UK honours degree in a relevant science, engineering or related discipline; or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.