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Geographical Information Systems and Environmental Management MSc (PGDip)


University of Brighton School of Environment and Technology

Full time & Part time September PgDip, MSc Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2 years

About the course

Environmental issues are a global concern. Our MSc develops your critical awareness and advanced knowledge of the concepts and philosophies of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). You’ll explore how to use GIS data to identify, evaluate and solve geographical and environmental problems.

You will develop theoretical and practical understanding of GIS concepts, technical issues and applications using specialist GIS software, applying your learning to different environmental management scenarios. Practical components of the course may involve developing your skills in the lab, gaining a solid foundation in various software platforms and field work relating to data acquisition. You will also gain an overview of environmental policies and laws relating to the international community, Europe

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Entry Requirements

Normally an honours degree or equivalent in appropriate subject. Candidates with substantial professional experience will also be considered on merit.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.


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