Research course

Geospatial Systems

University of Nottingham · Department of Civil Engineering

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2:1 degree in Engineering, Geographical Sciences, Computing or Mathematics or related disciplines.

Months of entry


Course content

The Geospatial Systems CDT will deliver a world-leading generation of engineers, scientists and practitioners trained in geospatial data science and its application within interdisciplinary PhD research on:

  • smart cities
  • urban and infrastructure resilience
  • spatial mobility (transport)
  • energy systems
  • sustainable spatial planning
  • structural monitoring
  • social inclusion and healthy living
  • environmental applications
  • the translation of geospatial methods to global challenges
When studying with the CDT, you will undertake a four year PhD. In year one, you will study towards an MRes in Geospatial Data Science. You will gain specialist joint training in:
  • spatial data capture
  • management
  • analysis
  • statistics
  • modelling
  • visualisation

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    47 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering enquiries
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