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Land and Hydrographic Surveying - MSc/PGDip/PGCert


University of Glasgow College of Science and Engineering

Full time & Part time September MSc, PgCert, PgDip 4-12 months full-time; 8-36 months part-time

About the course

The Masters in Land & Hydrographic Surveying will introduce you to the surveying discipline and prepare you for employment in the industry. Engineering and land survey are fundamental to the design, construction and navigation of infrastructure projects from small to national scale such as buildings, road and rail networks. Hydrographic Surveyors contribute to safety of navigation and port management for seas, rivers and lakes, and underwater infrastructure projects such as pipelines and offshore wind turbines.

This programme is ideal if you are seeking employment in the geospatial industry to support construction and mapping projects both onshore and offshore.

Why this programme

  • This programme is one of very few programmes in the UK that focuses on surveying and mapping, and is unique in

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Entry Requirements

For the MSc, normally a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate discipline, such as Geography, Earth/Environmental Science, Mathematics, Engineering, etc.

Those with lower level qualifications, or those with experience in the surveying industry may be admitted to the Certificate or Diploma in the first instance and, subject to performance, can progress to the MSc.

All candidates must have basic proficiency in mathematics.


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