Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

This course is designed to provide students with a range of key skills and expertise required to understand, analyse and interpret remote sensing and other spatial datasets. Students are exposed to the cutting edge of understanding from a range of subject areas.

Entry requirements

BSc Honours degree (2.2 with minimum final average 56.5 per cent) or equivalent in a related subject at undergraduate level, and accompanying references. The University considers applicants with other experience which gives an equivalent basis for entry. IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100 (internet based) where applicable.

Assessment methods

The taught part of the course (part 1) is delivered and assessed through lectures, student seminars, practical exercises, case studies, course work and formal examinations. The subsequent successful submission of the research dissertation (part 2) leads to the award of MSc.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 10 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 10 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Geography and Earth Science
Telephone number: 
01970 622643