Taught course

Geographical Information Systems

Sheffield Hallam University · Geography

Entry requirements

A lower second class degree or above in a relevant subject ensures consideration for entry on to the course.
Individuals without a suitable degree will be considered where they can demonstrate they meet the applicant entry profile and have worked for two years at a management level using GIS in the workplace, or, have a sufficiently high level of technical ability and responsibility within their role to meet the satisfaction of the admissions tutor.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Develop your knowledge of geographical information systems to become a well-trained professional in the area.

  • Use your knowledge to implement geographical information systems.
  • Gain valuable skills in communication, project management and teamwork.
  • Increase your employability by working on live projects in the industry.

Geographical information systems (GIS) are becoming increasingly important to global commerce and policy. On this course we’ll explore the importance of GIS – where the acquisition, management, interpretation and analysis of geographical information is vital. Along the way you’ll gain real-world experience in a range of industrial and academic sectors, giving you the knowledge and skills you need to kickstart your career.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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