University of Leicester
Geographical Information Science (with optional industry placement)
This course provides excellent training in handling and analysis of geographic information. The teaching of these technical skills is complemented by a thorough grounding in the academic theory of GI. Understanding Geographical Information Systems (the software tools) and Geographical Information Science (the technical discipline) is essential for effective management and analysis of spatial data.
A 2nd Class honours degree in any subject. Relevant industrial or academic experience will also be considered. The 'With Industry' variant requires a 2.1 or better.
Course modules: introduction to GIS; programming for spatial scientists; spatial information science; geographical visualisation; earth observation and remote sensing; GIS methods in the field; research dissertation
Teaching is by a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, self-paced learning and practicals. Assessment of taught modules is by coursework and examination. Coursework is by a mixture of computer based practicals, essays and small group projects. The dissertation is assessed separately and accounts for one third of the total credits required for the MSc.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,290 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,100 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,290 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,735 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
0116 252 5381