Taught course

Geographical Information Systems

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • 2:2 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and/or several years' appropriate professional experience.
  • 2:1 required for a 'With Industry' degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Geographic Information (GI) plays an increasingly important role in many areas of our lives: environmental protection, business and marketing, communications, forecasting, modelling, agriculture, and local and regional planning.

Understanding GI systems (the software tools) and GI science (the technical discipline) is essential for effective management and analysis of spatial data.

The MSc in Geographical Information Science comprises an induction followed by a set of six taught modules in contemporary subjects, and a dissertation.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Administrator
Email
geogadmin@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 116 252 3823