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Masters degrees in Cartography equip postgraduates with the skills to analyse, prepare and produce maps and charts of geographical areas, including oceans and land masses.
Related subjects include Topography and Geographical Information Systems. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Geography.
Courses in Cartography and Geographical Mapping equip you with the skills to develop traditional map production as well as internet and mobile mapping technologies.
Training typically include methods for disseminating geospatial information, including techniques such as geovisualisation, cartographic design, and topographic mapping. Various terrestrial and marine areas may be analysed, meaning you could work on local, national and international scales.
Practical training includes methods in landscape monitoring and geomatics, including remote sensing and GIS (geographical information systems). This usually involves fieldwork across a range of landscapes, including both rural and urbanised areas.
Careers typically include GIS specialisation for environmental agencies and regulatory bodies, cartography for local government departments, and may also be applied to roles in public services such as the armed forces.
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This Masters in Geoinformation Technology & Cartography focuses on understanding and managing the locational data required to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) together with visualisation and map production in a GIS environment. Read more
The two-year full-time study programme (120 ECTS) addresses key social, economic and environmental challenges in geography and spatial planning with a strong emphasis on sustainable development strategies, cross-border issues, and the patterns of spatial development and spatial governance in Europe. Read more
Geospatial technologies have come a long way in the past few years. Smart technologies have enabled us to pin point places, people, and manage life on earth with a rapidly growing set of technological innovation which takes us from Cartographer to instantly accessible. Read more
The Masters in Geomatics & Management is aimed at graduates in geomatics (surveying and mapping). It will enhance your career progression in the field of geomatics, and provide you with the necessary skill set to succeed in managerial positions. Read more
The Department of Geography's master of arts program educates qualified students for work toward the PhD degree, and for professional careers in government service, federal agencies, health departments, industry and regional or urban planning. Read more
Our MPhil/PhD programmes aim to train you to conduct research of the highest academic standard and to make an original contribution to the subject through your research. Read more
The Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering provides an education focused on the broad range of professional capabilities and expertise required to deal with and address adequate engineering frameworks for the sustainable utilization of natural resources and man made infrastructures. Read more
Access to, and use of, geographically-referenced digital information is essential for effectively responding to many of the world’s most pressing contemporary issues, such as climate change, environmental protection, social and economic development, resource management, town and country planning, disaster prevention and response, crime prevention, and national or international security. Read more
We welcome applications to undertake research towards MPhil and PhD degrees in Physical Geography. Research at Worcester has grown significantly in the last 10 years as the University itself has expanded. Read more
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