Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Environmental Science and Drone Applications

Study environmental change, drones, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technologies on LJMU's Environmental Science and Drone Applications MSc. - Learn how drone, GIS and RS technologies can be applied to understand the physical, biological and chemical changes underlying environmental change - Benefit from a strong focus on practice-based learning - Gain practical skills and advanced theoretical knowledge and understanding - Plan and execute a drone mission on an overseas field trip to collect data and learn about environmental science

Entry requirements

Master of Science - MSc (PG): Entry requirements (Home) ?A good second class honours degree (2:1) in geography, environmental science or a related field. Candidates with a good second class honours degree (2:1) in another numerate, physical science or engineering discipline will also be considered. Those with professional experience will be considered together with their professional experience/alternative qualifications (i.e. significant relevant work experience, publications, written reports, CPD activities and other suitable evidence of accomplishment).? Entry requirements (International) ?The equivalent of a good second class honours degree in a relevant discipline. English Language requirements must also be attained.

Course modules

Course modules Drone Technology and Operations (40 credits) Overseas Field Experience (20 credits) Environmental GIS and Remote Sensing (20 credits) Programming for Environmental Scientists (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Research Thesis (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment on this programme comprises a variety of theoretical and practical coursework types. You will be involved in mission planning and drone flight assessments and portfolios requiring practical reports, program code, essays, case studies, literature reviews and problem-solving exercises. Poster presentations, project reports and the research project thesis are also used to assess knowledge and understanding.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 7,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2019 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Science
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01512312888