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Geographical Information Science (MSc)


University of Edinburgh School of GeoSciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2-3 years part-time

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Programme description

Geographical Information Science (GIS) provides powerful solutions to real-world problems using a range of the world’s most advanced technologies.

GIS captures, stores, manages and displays data related to positions on the Earth’s surface so you can better understand spatial patterns and relationships.

Every day around the world, GIS is being used to solve complex problems and is being integrated into almost every discipline. From population dynamics, estate planning, logistics management and telecommunications through to tracking deforestation, environmental management and predicting climate change, GIS is changing the way the world works.

Our successful MSc in Geographical Information Science (GIS) was the first of its type in the world, and has a heritage of over 30

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