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.
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)
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- Environmental Modelling
- Geographical Information Systems
- Satellite Remote Sensing
- Climate Change - Past, Present and Future
- Science Skills and Research Methods
- Environmental Dynamics
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesGeography Climate Studies & Meteorology Geographical Information Systems (GIS) View 59 other Masters in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in United Kingdom
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Normally a 2:1 degree (with 55% average) in an approved subject. Applicants are expected to have good mathematical and computing skills.
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International19400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time (2 years) fees:
- UK students: £ 4,650
- International students: £ 9,750
- UK students: £ 3,100
- International students: £ 6,500
Living costs for Swansea
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.