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University of Dundee

Spatial Planning with Geographic Information Systems (MSc)

This course explores areas such as concepts of spatial planning; spatial analysis; development and planning processes; and sustainability in contemporary cities.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a suitable discipline. Applications from individuals, without an Honours degree, but with substantial work experience relevant to spatial planning, are welcome. IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Core modules: Spatial analysis; statutory planning; property development processes; concepts of spatial planning; sustainability in contemporary cities. Optional 3rd module: Environmental assessment; marine spatial planning; sustainable urban design; urban conservation; applied geographic information systems and geospatial data analysis

Assessment methods

This course has a mixed approach to assessment including report writing, essay writing, oral presentations and group-work tasks. The research project is an individual investigation presented in a dissertation format. All assessments are 100 per cent coursework with no examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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