Geographical Information Systems, M.Sc. | Sheffield Hallam University | Sheffield, United Kingdom
12 months
16385 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
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Develop your knowledge of geographical information systems to map, analyse and assess real-world problems in the Geographical Information Systems programme from Sheffield Hallam University.

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The Geographical Information Systems course at Sheffield Hallam University explores the importance of GIS – where the acquisition, management, interpretation and analysis of geographical information is vital. Along the way you’ll gain real-world experience in a range of industrial and academic sectors, giving you the knowledge and skills you need to kickstart your career.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • researcher
  • statistician
  • strategic analyst
  • data analyst in a range of fields
  • GIS technician
  • planner
  • environmental modeler within a range of disciplines

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Research Methods  
  • Applying Gis  
  • Gis And Spatial Analysis  
  • Gis And Statistical Modelling  
  • Major Research Project  
  • Professional Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A lower second class degree or above in a relevant subject ensures consideration for entry on to the course. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. 
  • Individuals without a suitable degree will be considered where they can demonstrate they meet the applicant entry profile and have worked for two years at a management level using GIS in the workplace, or, have a sufficiently high level of technical ability and responsibility within their role to meet the satisfaction of the admissions tutor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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