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Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Urban Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme will provide you with a critical appreciation of the potential for big data and urban analytics to inform urban planning and policy making, as well as an understanding of practical and ethical limitations. It offers hands-on experience of a range of statistical and GIS software, and of the use of programming tools to capture, process and analyse data. The programme will develop your ability to convey the results of complex data analyses in ways which have impact on policy makers and public debates. It provides a wide range of optional courses will provide you with the opportunity to pursue personal interests, enhancing particular skills or domain-specific knowledge such as transport studies or urban design.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Quantitative Data Analysis - Core
Programming Tools for Urban Analytics - Core
Principles and Applications of GIS - Core
Big data and Urban Analytics - Core
Sustainable Urban Futures - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,620

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in geography, urban planning, environmental science, public health or related social science subject, along with an interest in acquiring skills in quantitative and spatial data analysis. Candidates from other disciplines may also be considered.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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