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Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy PhD

Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy PhD

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Full time | Jubilee Campus | 4 years | FEB-22

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Geographical Information Systems Land & Sea Surveying / Cartography Engineering Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Research overview

This PhD is based within the Nottingham Geospatial Institute (NGI).

NGI is a leading cross-disciplinary research and teaching institute, specialising in spatial and location-based science and engineering, using the technologies of satellite positioning, remote measurement systems and integrated sensor technologies.

Research areas

Research can cover a range of disciplines including: geospatial engineering and monitoring; photogrammetry and remote sensing; the technology and applications of satellite navigation systems such as GPS and Galileo; integrated positioning technology; environmental and atmospheric monitoring; physical and space geodesy.

Career destinations

The Faculty of Engineering has excellent links with industry. Completing a research degree with us will ensure that you develop transferable skills that will be beneficial in a number of different careers.

Graduates within the faculty have gone on to have successful careers as: researchers; production managers and directors; IT and telecommunication professionals; business, research and administrative professionals; science, engineering and production technicians; natural and social science professionals; teachers, lecturers and educators; various other roles in engineering and architecture.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

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Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) and/or a masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject.