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Geographical Information Science

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Every day around the world, GIS is being used to solve complex problems and is being integrated into almost every discipline. From population dynamics, estate planning, logistics management and telecommunications through to tracking deforestation, environmental management and predicting climate change, GIS is changing the way the world works.

The university's successful MSc in Geographical Information Science (GIS) was the first of its type in the world, and has a heritage of over 30 years.

The course is continually refreshed to keep you abreast of the latest technological changes and industry trends. You will gain critical theoretical knowledge, develop strong practical skills and undertake supervised independent research, all under the guidance of our internationally recognised staff.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.

A UK 2:2 honours degree, or its international equivalent, may be considered with relevant industry experience.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

College of Science and Engineering

Department

Geosciences

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals