University of Portsmouth
Geographical Information Systems
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has grown rapidly to become a major component of information technology, creating distinctive methods of data analysis, algorithms and software tools. This course emphasises the acquisition of practical GIS skills. We use a wide range of industry-standard software tools and a structured approach to the analysis of spatial data through project work.
Modules include: Principles of geographic information science; GIS and database management systems; applied geographic information systems; research methods and design; modelling and analysis and the web; dissertation.
Teaching and Assessment: The course provides a balanced structure of lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. You will learn through hands-on practical sessions designed to give you the skills in laboratory, computer and field techniques. The course also includes extensive field work designed to provide field mapping and data collection skills. How are you assessed? The majority of assessment takes the form of practical exercises and project-based activity. This enables you to become familiar with industry-standard software systems and develop your skills by applying your newfound expertise in areas that particularly interest you.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 13,200 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 6,500 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 4,400 per (Year 1)||3 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 2,170 per (Year 1)||3 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||PO1 2UP||South East|
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