Research course

Geospatial Data Science

University of Glasgow · College of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Geospatial Data Science programme is suitable for students wishing to pursue a PhD and undertake innovative research in a wide range of subjects which aligns to one of our Geospatial Data Science themes, including:

  • geostatistics
  • geospatial data quality
  • new forms of geospatial data such as crowdsourced data to help improve our understanding and location-based services to the societies.

Further information about Geospatial Data Science

Information for international students

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)

  • 6.5 with no sub-test under 6.0.
  • Tests must have been taken within 2 years 5 months of start date. Applicants must meet the overall and subtest requirements using a single test.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72-96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details