University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Geographical Information Systems

This course offers a practical approach to implementing geographical information systems techniques in work and other real-world environments; students enhance their skills and knowledge of: information acquisition; extraction and management; data analysis; computer modelling and mapping, which can be applied to key fields such as: business decision making; health management; planning and environmental management.

Entry requirements

1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree in an appropriate subject, or appropriate professional experience and/or qualifications; suitable equivalent qualifications from international and mature applicants; applicants with relevant work experience are welcome.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning October 2016 - 3 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 - 3 years
MSc Distance learning April 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

Telephone number: 
023 8059 5500