A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant discipline, such as geomatics, surveying, mathematics, physics, earth/environmental science, engineering, computing/IT or physical geography.
Months of entry
January, September, April
Satellite geodesy: GPS and geophysical modelling, GPS/GNSS geodesy, precise orbit determination of altimetric and geodetic satellites, sea level, ice sheet mass balance, satellite altimetry, static and temporal gravity field and reference frame analyses from dedicated satellite missions, SAR interferometry, geophysical and industrial deformation monitoring, geodynamics and geohazards, integration of GPS and INS engineering geodesy Geospatial Engineering: geoinformatics and advanced GIS, geospatial algorithm development, spatial modelling including network modelling, cellular automata and agent based approaches to spatial complexity, multimedia cartography and information delivery, temporal GIS, geospatial data management, airborne and satellite remote sensing applied to environmental impact assessment; land use, vegetation and pollution monitoring; Earth observation of urban systems; photogrammetry; laser scanning; precise non-contact dimensional control.
Information for international studentsDirect Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Research Secretary (Civil Engineering), School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
- +44 (0) 191 208 6445