Taught course

Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in geography or a related subject area (eg pure and applied sciences, technological or social sciences) or masters degree in an appropriate subject.

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: 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 Plus dissertation, with possibility of projects with industrial partners.

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Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
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