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Earth and Planetary Observation

University of Stirling

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
18950 GBP/year
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About

Earth and Planetary Observation Msc course offered at University of Stirling provides a thorough scientific grounding in remote sensing and professional training in geospatial technology and programming, with a unique focus on environmental applications and space exploration.

Overview

Earth and Planetary Observation Msc course offered at University of Stirling is the only MSc in the UK to combine Earth observation and space exploration. The course is a response to the growing investment in the space sector, and the increasing need by industry for trained individuals to exploit remote sensing tools.Our course is highly relevant to the recruitment needs of employers and offers a range of career opportunities in the space sector with unique focus on environmental, heritage and resource management sectors.

We'll cover satellite, space, (un)manned airborne and remote sensing to give a core professional and academic training in GIS, data analytics, modelling and theoretical, field and lab skills.

Career

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to build a successful career in the fast-growing downstream Space and technology-driven industries or work in environmental, heritage and resource managements sectors including government regulators, local authorities, universities and space agencies. The course will allow to get industry experience through modules including work-related assessments and guest speakers from public, private and third sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of remote sensing
  • Representing and Manipulating Data
  • Field techniques
  • Applications in Earth Observation 
  • Geomatics
  • Planetary exploration

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree or equivalent in a numerate subject such as geosciences, geography, environmental sciences, physics, engineering, mathematics is required for entry to this course. Applicants without these formal qualifications, but with significant appropriate work, may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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