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About

The Geographic Information and Climate Change programme from Swansea University gives cross-disciplinary training in the scientific basis of GIS, satellite remote sensing and earth system modelling, alongside aspects of climate change.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

By taking the Geographic Information and Climate Change programme from Swansea University 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.

Career opportunities

The MSc in Geographic Information & Climate change 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)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Modelling
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Satellite Remote Sensing
  • Climate Change - Past, Present and Future
  • Science Skills and Research Methods
  • Environmental Dynamics

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
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Normally a 2:1 degree (with 55% average) in an approved subject. Applicants are expected to have good mathematical and computing skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years) fees:

  • UK students: £ 4,650
  • International students: £ 9,750
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK students: £ 3,100
  • International students: £ 6,500

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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