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Urban Analytics

University of Glasgow

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18370 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

The Master’s in Urban Analytics at the University of Glasgow will provide you with hands-on experience of cutting-edge datasets and a critical appreciation of the potential for big data and urban analytics to inform urban planning and policy making, as well as an understanding of practical and ethical limitations.

Overview

Around the world, city governments are realising the growing importance of harnessing the power of urban big data. 

The Master’s in Urban Analytics  at the University of Glasgow will provide you with hands-on experience of cutting-edge datasets and a critical appreciation of the potential for big data and urban analytics to inform urban planning and policy making, as well as an understanding of practical and ethical limitations.

Career prospects

The practical knowledge and hands-on skills taught as a part of the programme are applicable worldwide. You will have the chance to learn about emerging forms of urban big data and analytical skills, which will equip you with unique advantages in the global job market. 

Career opportunities include positions in government agencies, urban planning organisations, city governments, public health boards, retail business, real estate companies, transport and other private consulting firms, as well as non-profit organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Data And Urban Analytics
  • Principles And Applications Of Gis
  • Programming Tools For Urban Analytics
  • Quantitative Data Analysis 
  • Sustainable Urban Futures 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in geography, urban planning, environmental science, public health, economic, or related social science subject, along with an interest in acquiring skills in data science, statistics, GIS, and spatial analytics. 
  • Candidates from other disciplines such as statistics, information science, data science and engineering may also be considered. If you are unsure whether your degree is suitable, you can email the programme convener to discuss.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18370 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.

Part-time fee: £944 per 20 credits

Funding

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