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Acquire the theoretical knowledge, technical skills and practical experience you need to launch a successful career in the fields of GIS, applied policy research or spatial data analysis. We offer a master degree in Applied Geographical Information Systems (GIS) at University of Sheffield. 

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Overview

This Applied Geographical Information Systems (GIS) course from University of Sheffield will provide you with the mix of technical skills, practical experience and theoretical understanding you need to launch a successful career in the fields of GIS, applied policy research or spatial data analysis.

You’ll develop a wide variety of knowledge in areas such as advanced spatial analysis, geovisualisation, policy applications of GIS in practice, and thematic mapping and cartogram creation.

Facilities and equipment

  • Our postgraduate study rooms are equipped with the latest industry-standard GIS software and a range of other specialist tools. GIS facilities are available on all 1,500 networked computers across campus.
  • Both departments are based in the Geography and Planning Building on the edge of Weston Park.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Data, Visualisation and GIS
  • Applications of GIS
  • Open Source GIS and Spatial Data Analysis
  • Professional Research Design and Project Management
  • Advanced GIS Methods
  • The Professional GIS Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For UK students, the usual entry requirement is a 2:1 degree or evidence of equivalent achievement (for example, a professional qualification combined with work experience).
  • Applications are also welcomed from candidates with a 2:2 degree, although evidence of work experience or other activity is generally expected.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
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Funding

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