Taught course

Geographical Information Systems

University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are those set by MMU:

  • Applicants should normally possess a relevant honours degree
  • Applicants with an HND and relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis
  • Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience in a relevant specialized field will also be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

The application of GIS is growing rapidly which opens up a range of opportunities for graduates of this course. As a UNIGIS student you will be joining an extensive community with representatives in over 30 countries, providing you with an excellent platform to generate and share ideas.

All UNIGIS programmes are all taught via online, part-time, distance learning, over a period of three years. UNIGIS has a dedicated Virtual Learning Environment through which all course materials are delivered. You will be supplied with specialist GIS software for the practical aspects of the programme you study.

This course is delivered in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University. Please apply for your place via the UNIGIS UK website.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months


distance learning
24 months


distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545