University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Geographical Information Systems

This programme focuses on scientific, technical and computational aspects of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Geographical Information Science (GIScience), with particular reference to the socioeconomic and environmental sciences. It provides highly qualified and motivated students sought by employers in the sector. Core modules introduce GIS, a rapidly evolving area in business, health and planning settings, as well as in environmental applications. You will be introduced to GIS packages and database systems, useful for those wanting to undertake social and environmental science research and those wanting to understand the application of geotechnology as practitioners. You'll study theories and concepts underpinning GIS and explore topics including spatial data models, data capture, spatial analysis and statistical and mathematical modelling. Optional modules allow you to focus on quantitative human geography, environmental applications and programming GIS.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 19,750 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Geography
Telephone number: 
0113 343 6827