University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Geographical Information Science

This programme aims to develop and improve understanding of the field of Geographical Information Science (GIS) by mixing strong practical skills with fundamental theoretical knowledge that supports the application of GIS skills in any software environment. It is designed for students wanting to pursue more in-depth research; it allows those with a strong background in GIS the flexibility to widen their expertise through taking optional courses in other disciplines, such as informatics, alongside developing their dissertation.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree, or its international equivalent; applicants holding a 2.2 Honours degree, or its international equivalent, and industrial or business experience will also be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 650 2543