The MSc in Geographic Information and Climate Change programme at Swansea University gives cross-disciplinary training in the scientific basis of GIS, satellite remote sensing and earth system modelling, alongside aspects of climate change.
You will concentrate on the technical aspects of GIS and earth observation, as well as the past, present and future global and regional environmental and climatic change.
By graduation you will have hands-on experience and technical knowledge in GIS and remote sensing, supported by a broad knowledge of scientific issues underpinning climate change.
Your learning benefits from the combined Geography and Biosciences research expertise of our staff around geographic information, environmental and climate dynamics, marine and ecosystem biology, and sustainable development.
The MSc in Geographic Information and Climate Change programme at Swansea University improves your prospects for a rewarding career.You will have employment opportunities in utilities, county councils, the environmental service industry or regulating bodies. A future career in academia will also be open to you.Our graduates have progressed to a range of stimulating roles. Below are just a few examples.
- Environmental Monitoring Officer (Natural Resources Wales)
- Geographical Data Processor (Western Power Distribution)
- Graduate Statutory Orders Specialist (Jacobs)
- Catchment Scientist (Welsh Water)
- Ecologist (Natural England)
- Multi-site Supervisor (Phase Eight)
- Data Analyst (PHS Group)
- Account Manager Support (Handelsbanken)
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- Modelling Earth Systems
- Satellite Remote Sensing
- Climate Change - Past, Present and Future
- Geographical Information Systems
- Environmental Assessment and Management
- Science Skills and Research Methods
- Ecosystems: Ecology, Conservation & Resource Management
- Principles of Environmental Dynamics
- Climate Science and Policy
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesGeography Climate Studies & Meteorology Geographical Information Systems (GIS) View 44 other Masters in Climate Studies & Meteorology in United Kingdom
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Normally a 2:2 degree (with 55% average) in an approved subject. Applicants are expected to have good mathematical and computing skills.
- IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or equivalent.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.