Taught course

Geographical Information Systems

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Professional and work experience are considered. Mature applicants encouraged.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MSc in GIS at Leicester comprises 6 compulsory modules: Introduction to GIS; Spatial Information Science; Research Design and Methods; Geographical Visualisation; Earth Observation and Remote Sensing; Programming for Spatial Sciences;
and a Research Thesis

Fees and funding

NERC studentships (fees and bursary).
British Council scholarships, commonwealth scholarships, other domestic scholarships.

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 examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

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