Taught course

Geographic Information and Climate Change

Institution
Swansea University · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 degree (with 55% average) in an approved subject. Applicants are expected to have good mathematical and computing skills.

IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Geographic Information and Climate Change gives cross-disciplinary training in the scientific basis of GIS, satellite remote sensing and earth system modelling, alongside aspects of climate change.

You will concentrate on the technical aspects of GIS and earth observation, as well as the past, present and future global and regional environmental and climatic change.

By graduation you will have hands-on experience and technical knowledge in GIS and remote sensing, supported by a broad knowledge of scientific issues underpinning climate change.

Your learning benefits from the combined Geography and Biosciences research expertise of our staff around geographic information, environmental and climate dynamics, marine and ecosystem biology, and sustainable development.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358