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Masters degrees in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) equip postgraduates with the skills to collect and transmit geographical data, through the application of information technology.
Related subjects include Remote Sensing and Topography. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Geography.
Courses in Geographical Mapping equip you with the skills to solve spatial problem across a range of human and natural environments. This includes urbanised and rural areas, terrestrial landscapes and marine or ocean expanses.
Training covers both practical techniques in topographic mapping and geovisualisation, alongside database programming and web application development for a range of mobile and internet technologies. This could include for example applying remote sensing and satellite systems for environmental monitoring and modelling.
Skills in this field may be applied to a range of careers, as GIS is used across a vast number of industries and services. This may include urban and regional planning for farming, transportation, retail marketing or water and waste management systems.
Other careers may include roles in healthcare, conservation and even the armed forces.
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Geospatial technologies have come a long way in the past few years. Smart technologies have enabled us to pin point places, people, and manage life on earth with a rapidly growing set of technological innovation which takes us from Cartographer to instantly accessible. Read more
This Masters course focuses on scientific, technical and computational aspects of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Geographical Information Science (GIScience), with particular reference to the socioeconomic and environmental sciences. Read more
Do you want to contribute to solving multidisciplinary and complex issues using Geo- information science, geo-informatics and remote sensing? Then the master's Geo- Information Science is a perfect match for you! The increasing complexity of our society demands for specialists who can collect, manage, analyse and present spatial data using state-of-the-art methods and tools. Read more
Join one of the top five Geography departments in the world (THE World University Rankings by Subject 2019). Develop advanced theoretical geographical information science (GIS) knowledge and understanding, alongside expertise in widely used geographic information systems and remote sensing software packages. Read more
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are now a major component of information technology – and if you're interested in pursuing a career in this innovative, exciting field, our MSc Geographical Information Systems (GIS) degree course will give you the tools to succeed. Read more
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is becoming increasingly important, both nationally and internationally, in the wide range of professions where acquisition, management, interpretation and analysis of geographical information is of use. Read more
This course provides training in geographical information systems (GIS) and in particular their application to a variety of environmental settings. Read more
This course is taught jointly between the Department of Urban Studies and Planning , and the Department of Geography. Read more
Given the wider development of Citizen GIS and an increased public awareness and knowledge of the power and value of spatial data, vastly increased amounts of such data from different sources are now available to researchers. Read more
River basins are of fundamental importance to the world’s population, meaning that research training in water dynamics and management are in high demand by both industry and academia. Read more
The demand for geospatial science skills is growing across many disciplines and industries. Read more
Geographical information is becoming more and more important in the World’s societies. Think of physical planning, risk management, navigation systems, location based services, movement analysis, augmented reality, increasing use of maps and volunteered geographical information. Read more
The MSc in Geoinformatics addresses the growing need for science-trained postgraduates who are technically aware and competent to work in the field of geoinformatics, particularly as applied to environmental and resource management. Read more
This MSc is unique in providing a balanced coverage of the key GIS technologies. The course has been developed in collaboration with industry, in response to the increased demand globally for multi-disciplinary managers, advisors and consultants in resource management. Read more