This Masters in Geoinformation Technology & Cartography focuses on understanding and managing the locational data required to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) together with visualisation and map production in a GIS environment. It is the only programme in the UK to have a significant emphasis on cartography; and our focus on the underpinning geomatics aspects and cartographic output is unique among GIS programmes.
You can exit after 3.5 months with PgCert Geoinformation Technology and Cartography.
You can exit after 9 months with PgDip Geoinformation Technology and Cartography.
An Honours degree in a relevant field such as geography, earth or environmental science, planning, mathematics, or civil engineering, but other subjects will be considered. The programme requires some basic mathematical competence and a pass at Scottish Higher or equivalent in Maths is recommended. Significant use is made of computers and IT, but there is no specific entry requirement.
College of Science and Engineering
Geographical and Earth Sciences