Sheffield Hallam University
Geographical Information Systems
Students develop their knowledge of geographical information systems (GIS) to become a well-trained professional in the area; depending on whether they already use GIS in their current workplace or not, students can choose either a work-based or consultancy module to give them a practical, hands-on basis for their studies.
A lower 2nd Class degree or above in a relevant subject; individuals without a suitable degree will be considered where they can demonstrate they meet the applicant entry profile and have worked for 2 years at a management level using GIS in the workplace, or, have a sufficiently high level of technical ability and responsibility within their role to meet the satisfaction of the admissions tutor; for applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent; or alternatively a Sheffield Hallam University pre-sessional English course.
Modules include: introduction to geographical information systems (GIS); applying GIS; GIS and spatial analysis; GIS and statistical modelling. Option modules: network analysis and transport modelling; GIS and the environment; remote sensing; ecological survey and evaluation; global perspectives on regeneration; consultancy project; academic and professional portfolio.
Assessment methods include: reports; individual and group presentations; electronic conferences; work-based portfolios; reflective diaries. There are no formal examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,070 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sheffield||S1 1WB||Yorkshire and the Humber|
0114 225 3697