University of Salford
Geographical Information Systems
This course is delivered in conjunction with Manchester Metropolitan University. UNIGIS courses each provide a different grounding in geographical information systems (GIS) and science and technology. This course is a broad introduction to the major aspects of contemporary GIS. Applied GIS is focused on the application of GIS in the human and natural environments, whereas geographical information technologies looks at the various technologies that underpin GI solutions.
A degree, grade 2.2 or above. Applicants with an HND and relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis. Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience in a relevant specialised field will also be considered on an individual basis. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.
Modules include: Foundations of geographic information systems (GIS); spatial data infrastructures; databases; methods in GIS; environmental applications of GIS; remote sensing for GIS applications; social applications of GIS; distributed GIS; spatial databases and programming; project and dissertation.
Assessment is 100 per cent coursework.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 3,150 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 3,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 3,150 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 3,150 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 3,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 3,900 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Salford||Salford||M5 4WT||North West|
0161 295 4545