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Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Land & Sea Surveying / Cartography Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Geospatial Sciences MSc teaches students the theory, tools and techniques for working with geospatial data, from acquisition to processing to analysis. Students have the opportunity to engage and work with academics and industrial partners on cutting-edge research through seminars and a dissertation. The programme educates students in the geospatial sciences, equipping them for careers in this rapidly developing subject. Students will gain broad knowledge of the means of acquiring, processing, and analysing spatial data, with the flexibility on this route to tailor the geospatial sciences programme to their particular requirements through optional choices.

Careers

Students graduating with a degree in Geospatial Sciences will be equipped for a diverse range of roles, including GIS/BIM professional or officer, data scientist, geospatial software developer, and consultant. Our students establish strong links with industry through the industrial seminar series and industrial research projects. Additionally, many graduates from our programmes go on to PhD research at UCL or elsewhere.

Employability

Students will gain a range of technical skills in geospatial science that are highly valued by employers, including the use of specialist software for BIM and GIS (ArcMap, QGIS, FME, Revit, PostGIS); programming, web and software development (Python, R, Java, Javascript, HTML/CSS, PHP); geospatial data acquisition, processing and management; geospatial data visualisation and analysis.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma with fees set accordingly.

Accreditation

The Geospatial Sciences MSc is accredited by RICS. RICS works in partnership with universities to ensure that their accredited degree courses are relevant to industry. This means that when you study on an accredited degree this will be recognised by employers as the benchmark of quality.

Modules

Geospatial Science - Core
Geospatial Programming - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£16,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£31,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (such as engineering, architecture, geography, urban planning, mathematics, surveying, marine and earth sciences, computer science) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Normally only candidates with either a first or upper second-class degree will be accepted, although applicants with a lower second-class degree supported by extensive work experience will also be considered.

University information

Founded in 1826, University College London (UCL) is a highly prestigious institution, with one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London. The university has nurtured countless inspiring minds and 30 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to current or former staff and students. UCL is home to almost 24,000 postgraduate students, with a total student population of 42,000 from over 150 countries...more