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.
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.
This MSc programme comprises:
- compulsory and option courses
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.
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.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
There are 3 application rounds.
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Technology Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Environmental Sciences View 71 other Masters in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in United Kingdom
- 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.
International29900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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