Geographical Information Science - MSc


University of Leeds School of Geography

Part time September MSc 36 months distance learning

About the course

This part-time, online Masters course will provide you with in-depth and specialist knowledge of GIS techniques. You will focus on scientific, technical and computational aspects of Geographical Information Science (GIScience), with particular reference to the socioeconomic and environmental sciences.

Core modules introduce GIS, a rapidly evolving area in business and environmental applications. You will be introduced to GIS packages and a range of data sources/techniques, useful for those wanting to undertake social and environmental science research and those keen to understand the application of geotechnology as practitioners. You’ll study theories and concepts underpinning GIS and have the chance to explore topics including advanced spatial data visualisation, digital image processing,

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a relevant subject such as (but not limited to) geography, computer science, geology, earth science, environmental studies or other appropriate numerate/computer science subject.

Previous employment /working experience will be considered in lieu of/in addition to qualifications if appropriate.

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We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information please contact the Admissions Team.


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