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M.Sc. On Campus

Earth Observation and Geoinformation Management

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
29900 GBP/year
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About

This Earth Observation and Geoinformation Management programme at The University of Edinburgh aims to provide you with the theoretical and practical skills to use and analyse Earth observation data in conjunction with broader skills in handling geospatial data.

Overview

This unique Earth Observation and Geoinformation Management programme at The University of Edinburgh is well-embedded in an active research and industry environment. It works alongside our successful MSc Geographical Information Science degree, which was the first of its type in the world with a heritage of over 30 years.

This MSc reflects on the use of geospatial technologies in the detection and mitigation of climate change, sustainability and social responsibility.

Career opportunities

Specialised expertise in the use of remotely sensed data as part of larger geospatial data management is increasingly sought in graduates.

The MSc Earth Observation and Geoinformation Management is specifically designed to give you a unique and thorough understanding of this relatively new and rapidly expanding field.

You will benefit from our proven track record in helping students progress to roles with a diverse range of employers in public, private and third sectors.

The programme has excellent relationships with relevant employers, as well as a diverse alumni network. In addition, we provide a dedicated careers event, with contacts in industry giving you informative information on the current market and an insight into potential employment opportunities.

Programme Structure

This MSc programme comprises:

  • compulsory and option courses
  • dissertation

Throughout your studies, we will work with you to prepare you for the dissertation project. This will be your opportunity to explore a topic of your choice in relation to the programme and prepare a dissertation that you can use to demonstrate your work to potential employers.

Part-time study

As we are committed to helping people into education while continuing to work or managing family and personal commitments, you may study this programme part-time.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 There are 3 application rounds.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.
  • We may also consider a UK 2:2 honours degree, or its international equivalent, with relevant industry experience.
  • We also welcome applications from applicants without a degree but who are working as geospatial professionals in the UK Armed Forces and who have undertaken relevant training.
  • Please provide information on any relevant industry experience or training in your personal statement when you apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home fees have still to be agreed

Part-time fees 2 years / year 

    • International/EU: £14,950

Part-time fees 3 years / year 

    • International/EU: £9,970

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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