Manchester Metropolitan University
Geographical Information Systems
UNIGIS is a Distance Learning Postgraduate Network in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) run jointly by Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Salford designed to meet the needs of professionals working in the GI industry. Providing a broadly based postgraduate qualification in the field of GIS permitting some choice in application selection. Develop in-depth knowledge of the issues involved in applying GIS to solving spatial problems with an understanding of the constraints imposed by application area and the interactions between data, methods, people and technology.
Normal entry requisites are: A relevant Honours degree or an HND/Foundation degree and relevant experience; or relevant professional qualifications, and experience. Each application is considered individually, based on qualification and experience. Enthusiasm and commitment are also important.
Year 1: Foundations of GIS, spatial data infrastructure, databases.
All study routes employ web-based delivery and aim to provide the conceptual and technical framework required for an in-depth understanding of GIS. Each route has either core or elective units available and all incorporate a project and dissertation which involves the design and execution of an original study.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||-||3 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||September 2016||-||3 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||September 2016||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Manchester Campus||Manchester||M15 6BH||North West|
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