University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing

This course combines the areas of remote sensing and spatial analysis (Geographical Information Systems: GIS), and is particularly suitable for those who wish to obtain a broad overview of the subject, with scope for specialisation.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area (e.g. pure and applied sciences, technological or social sciences).

Course modules

Core modules: Core skills in geographical information systems (GIS); remote sensing for earth observation; research skills; project design; topographic data analysis technique and application; dissertation; plus options from: GIS for analysis of health; GIS for environmental management; census and neighbourhood analysis; environment and development; GIS for healthcare management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Social Sciences
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