Taught course

Environmental Informatics

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Degree in an environmental science, mathematics, or computer science. At least 2:2 class degree; 2:1 preferred. Professional and work experience considered.

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Informatics; MSc in Environmental Informatics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Four core modules: An Introduction to GIS; Theory and Concept in Sustainable Development; Programming and Databases, Research Design and Methods. Two optional modules from: Digital Remote Sensing; Geographical Visualisation; Spatial Information Science; Environmental Pollution and Control; Sustainable Management of Biological Resources; Water Resource Issues; Global Climate and Environmental Change; Environmental Economics; Dissertation.

Information for international students

Some international student awards provided.

Fees and funding

Most students are either self-funding or sponsored by employees.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
18 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Dissertation50 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Course Administrator
Email
geography@le.ac.uk
Phone
0116 252 3823