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Kingston University offered the first GIS undergraduate degree in the world in 1989, followed by several MSc and PhD research degrees. Today, Kingston is considered one of the UK's foremost centre for GIS education and training, with one of the largest GIS programmes in Europe. This course provides a high level of competency in the principles of GI science and the use of geotechnology, as well as the skills to routinely use professional software for data acquisition, handling, exploration and mapping.
The course covers the principles of GI science and geotechnology and the foundations of geographical
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Successful applicants will be expected to have either: a good honours degree awarded by a British or approved overseas university. Normally the degree level should be at second-class honours level or higher and contain one or more aspects from the GIS, geographical, Earth, environmental, computer or biological sciences as the major field(s) of study; or for those without formal undergraduate qualifications, be able to demonstrate extensive work experience or career development in the field of GIS.
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A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. We offer people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.Read more
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