Geographical information technologies are increasingly used in everyday life, such as Google Earth and geosocial networking. Core geographical information science technologies, including geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, have had a long history of application in government and private sector environmental agencies, planning, agriculture, forestry, utilities and transportation.
This Geographical Information Science course from The University of Manchester will enable you to develop fundamental skills and in-depth knowledge of key application areas. You can choose to undertake an applied study unit, which gives a range of work experience skills and can lead to dissertation opportunities working with key local and national employers.
We offer research-led teaching and a range of extra-curricular activities designed to deepen and enhance your learning experience. These include access to additional training resources, educational visits, career talks, and alumni presentations.
You will also gain experience using commercial and open source software and acquire skills in the development of spatial software for both desktop and online platforms.
Geographical Information Science students have particularly great employment prospects, with graduates going on to successful careers in areas including:
- data analysis;
- project management;
- environmental sciences;
- GIS & Environmental Applications
- Dissertation Support
- Environmental Remote Sensing
- GIS and Environmental Applications
- GIS and the Web
- Digital Terrain Analysis
- Environmental Monitoring and Modelling Practice
- Applied Study Unit
- Environmental Monitoring and Modelling Concepts
- GIS and the Web
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesGeography Informatics & Information Technology Geographical Information Systems (GIS) View 126 other Masters in Geography in United Kingdom
- Minimum 2:1 Honours degree.
- We welcome applicants from a range of degree backgrounds, especially geography and environmental sciences. Graduates in biological sciences, mathematics, engineering, or a cognate discipline are also welcome.
International23000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Manchester
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