UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Environmental Mapping

The programme is designed to appeal to students looking to map and understand the environment. It provides the opportunity to study at an advanced level the ways in which spatial data can be collected, processed and analysed to qualify and understand environmental issues across a wide range of applications. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, tutorials, transferable skills training, compulsory computer training and research supervision.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas equivalent (such as oceanography, marine studies, geography, civil engineering, geology, mathematics, physics). Relevant work experience will be considered.

Course modules

Core modules: Analytical and numerical methods; scientific computing; mapping science; principles and practice of remote sensing. Options may include the following: Climate modelling; airborne data acquisition; surface water modelling; terrestrial carbon (monitoring and modelling); global monitoring of environment and society; image understanding.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through unseen written examinations, coursework, and a dissertation (including a poster presentation).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7579