Taught course

Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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

September

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: Skills and Project Work; Core Skills in GIS; Practical Skills in Remote Sensing; Topographic Data Analysis, Techniques and Applications; Dissertation, with possibility of projects with industrial partners.

Optional modules: GIS for Environmental Management; Programming for GIS and Spatial Analysis, GIS for Healthcare Management; GIS for Analysis of Health; Programming for Remote Sensing; Remote Sensing for Earth Observation.

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

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

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
pgtapply.fshms@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2980