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Geoinformation Technology and Cartography

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

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.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

College of Science and Engineering

Department

Geographical and Earth Sciences

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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