Full time & Part time See Course MSc 12 months (full-time); 24 months (part-time)
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Embark on a rewarding journey with the MSc Geographical Information Science programme at the University of Manchester. This multidisciplinary course equips you with advanced skills in GIS and remote sensing, spatial analysis, computer modelling, and more. Tailor your learning experience by choosing from a wide range of optional course units offered by top-tier academic departments. The programme's coursework-based assessment ensures hands-on experience in applying geographical information science to real-world scenarios, culminating in a dissertation project supported by expert researchers. To qualify, you need a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second classification in Earth Sciences, Geography, or related fields. Graduates from Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, or Engineering disciplines are also encouraged to apply. Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities including well-equipped laboratories and access to industry-standard software. Join a vibrant academic community with a rich history in Geography and seize exceptional career opportunities in surveying, consultancy, research, and more. Elevate your expertise and open doors to a world of possibilities with MSc Geographical Information Science.

About the course

MSc Geographical Information Science focuses on the multi-disciplinary science concerned with the development and application of geographical information science technologies. It will prepare you to pursue a career in a geographical information science field.

Geographical information technologies are increasingly used in everyday life, such as Google Earth and geosocial networking.

Core geographical information science technologies, including geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, have had a long history of application in government and private sector environmental agencies, planning, agriculture, forestry, utilities and transportation.

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Entry Requirements

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent in Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geography or a related discipline.

Graduates in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering related disciplines are also welcome.

When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

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