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  Remote Sensing and GIS (Distance Learning) – PGCert/PGDip/MSc

Online Ulster University    School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Part time September PGDip, MSc, PGCert 1-3 years
Geography (17)

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Are you fascinated by the power of technology to decode geographical mysteries? Look no further! Our Remote Sensing and GIS programme is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to navigate the exciting world of geospatial data technologies. With a fully online course, you can study from anywhere at your own pace. Gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software and access a wealth of online resources. No exams, just coursework assessments. Whether you're aiming for a Master's degree or want to focus on specific modules, our flexible programme has got you covered. Join us and become a geospatial expert!

About the course

Why Study with Us?

  • Launched in 2020, this course combines modules in Remote Sensing with GIS modules from our well-established and popular GIS Masters.
  • Get support and advice from experienced lecturers, tutors, librarians, e-learning and IT staff.
  • Access online resources such as e-books, digital lectures and podcasts, discussion boards and video-conference tools all within a dedicated e-learning platform.
  • Develop and improve your employability, professional and academic skills and gain extensive hands-on practice with key software.
  • Obtain free student copies of GIS, remote sensing and statistical software.
  • Be assessed entirely by coursework – there are no formal examinations.
  • Pay your fees by instalments.
  • With a fully online course, you can study from almost anywhere and there is no need to travel to classes. You can also choose the times you study each week to suit yourself.
  • Substantial relevant work experience may be accepted in place of standard entry requirements.
  • Study for a Master’s degree, a PG Diploma, PG Certificate or enrol for individual modules.


Why Study Remote Sensing and GIS?

Remote sensing - more than just images! Decode the colours and solve geographical

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a degree in a science related subject or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning.


The up-to-date fees (2023/24) can be found at the following link: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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