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Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
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University rank #401 (WUR) Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems degree offered at Aberystwyth University will expose you to the cutting edge of understanding in Remote Sensing and GIS. 

Overview

Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems degree offered at Aberystwyth University has a strong vocational aspect and offers an integration of cutting-edge theory and practical application.

Remote Sensing Masters are offered through the collaboration of three world-class institutes at the university, giving students access to this collective expertise and experience as well as to superb departmental facilities.

Employability

Careers 

Our alumni have taken positions with UK and international government bodies, private enterprises and leading research establishments. This MSc in Remote Sensing and GIS will open up a diverse range of careers for its students. 

By studying this course, you will be a highly competent contributor to any work relating to:

  • climate change 
  • human impacts on terrestrial ecosystems 
  • glaciology 
  • hydrology 
  • forestry 
  • coastal change 
  • carbon cycle science 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Skills: Science Communication And Data Analysis 
  • Advanced Skills In Geographic Information Systems 
  • Advanced Skills In Remote Sensing 
  • Applied Geospatial Skills In Industry 
  • Fundamentals Of Remote Sensing And Gis 
  • Remote Sensing Issues 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7475 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7475 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Aberystwyth

  • 700 - 1300 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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