Taught course

Spatial Data Science and Visualisation

Institution
UCL Institute of Education · Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a lower second-class Bachelor’s degree may be considered on their individual merit.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Spatial Data Science and Visualisation MRes teaches cutting-edge data analysis, mining, modelling and visualisation techniques for spatial systems. Students carry out their own research project, supported by academics, researchers and students in one of the most exciting, interdisciplinary research teams in the field, within The Bartlett, UCL\'s Faculty of the Built Environment.

The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) is a research centre specialising in computer-based methods such as GIS, urban simulation, mapping, data visualisation, and and 3D environments in cities and space.

Graduates from our programme will have been exposed to a range of programming languages (Processing, R, Python and MySQL), 3D visualisation packages, and a substantive grounding in GIS, programming structure, mathematical methods and data design.

This combination of skills is unique - graduates from this programme will be leading the institutions and companies in new directions and changing cultures across the sector.

Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years; Flexible: up to 5 years;

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical based workshops and classes. The interlinked laboratory research-based mini project with data collection focuses on \'remote data mining\' rather than fieldwork in the traditional planning/geographical/architectural sense. Assessment is through group and individual projects and the dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214