University of Leicester
The course provides students with a multi-disciplinary education and training in geographical information systems in the context of environmental science, enabling students to gain employment in public/private agencies/businesses that deal with the sustainable management of natural resources (including conservation, planning, and environmental management).
Normally atleast a 2nd Class honours degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline from an approved institution or relevant professional or commercial experience.
Core modules: Introduction to geographical information systems; spatial information science; applications of geographical information systems; theories, concepts and applications in sustainable development; research methods and design; thesis; optional modules: database design; digital remote sensing; geographical visualisation; programming for spatial scientists; environmental economics; sustainable water resource management; critical resource geographies; environmental models and applications; sustainable management of biological resources.
All campus-based modules are assessed by a variety of coursework and/or examination. The dissertation is assessed separately and accounts for one third of the total credits required for the MSc.
East of England Agricultural Society scholarship (partial) for students from developing countries.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
0116 252 3823