Research course

Geographical Information Science

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Geosciences
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent. Applicants holding a 2:2 honours degree, or its international equivalent, and industrial/ business experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is a world-class programme, offering a unique educational opportunity. We aim to develop and improve understanding of the field of GIS by mixing strong practical skills with fundamental theoretical knowledge.

The MSc by Research degree is perfect for students wanting to pursue future research. It allows those with a strong background in GIS the flexibility to widen their expertise through taking optional courses in other disciplines, such as informatics, alongside developing their dissertation.

This world-class programme aims to develop and improve the understanding of the field of GIS by mixing strong practical skills with fundamental theoretical knowledge that supports the application of GIS skills in any software environment.

Information for international students

Please see our website.

Fees and funding

Please see: Scholarships and student funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
go@geos.ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 650 8556