Taught course

Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in geography or a subject related to geography, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative, interdisciplinary programme combines the areas of remote sensing and spatial analysis (GIS), giving scope for a broad overview or specialisation. It focuses on realworld problems by applying technology to areas such as public health and environmental management. It combines the study of these two key spatial technologies into a single programme that will enhance your employability in these communities.

Typical modules include: Skills and Project Work; Core Skills in GIS; Practical Skills in Remote Sensing; Topographic Data Analysis; Technique and Application Optional modules: GIS for Environmental Management; Sensing; Programming for GIS and Spatial Analysis, GIS for Healthcare Management; GIS for Analysis of Health; Programming Skills in Remote Sensing for Earth Observation.

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Information for international students

English language requirements: band 1C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all components


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
+44 (0)23 8059 2980