University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Geographical Information Systems

Over 25 years of excellence in postgraduate teaching of remote sensing, GIS, visualisation, digital mapping and cartography. The programme covers the fundamentals of techniques and tools for acquiring, storing, processing, classifying, analysing, and visualising spatially referenced data, and their application to the study of the Earth. This includes spatial databases, programming, simulation, and modelling, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), digital mapping and cartography, airborne, satellite and UAV remote sensing, digital image processing, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), WebGIS and Internet atlases, field data capture, and mobile GIS.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 15,400 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (Channel Islands) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 3,040 per Credit (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 980 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,100 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (Channel Islands) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,040 per Credit (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 980 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 2,285 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions office
Telephone number: 
01224 272090