M.Sc. Geographical Information Management (PgDip/ PgCert)

Cranfield University | Bedford, United Kingdom
The MSc in Geographical Information Management (PgDip/ PgCert) programme from Cranfield University is unique in providing a balanced coverage of the key GIS technologies. The course is taught to small groups by experts and the ratio of staff to students is one of the best available anywhere.

Description

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Courses are not isolated from the real world and many are supported by research groups working on cutting-edge programmes.

Their aim is to prepare you, whether coming from university or industry, for a challenging career in one of the growing range of industrial and research sectors that now routinely make use of the GI technologies.

To enable this, you will need to develop specialist skills, acquire experience of spatial problem solving and develop a range of personal skills.

The MSc in Geographical Information Management (PgDip/ PgCert) programme from Cranfield University is an exciting combination of rigorous academic, technical and practical training. It provides a thorough training in technical, analytical and research skills needed for a career in this expanding field.

Throughout the programme, students focus on identifying problems and creating solutions through selection and integration of the appropriate technologies.

Duration
  • Full-time MSc - one year, Part-time MSc - up to three years
  • Full-time PgCert - one year, Part-time PgCert - two years
  • Full-time PgDip - one year, Part-time PgDip - two years

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

  • There is no deadline for this start date.
Tuition fee Not specified
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 36 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Modules

This course comprises 8 modules, a group project and an individual project.

Core
  • Aerial Photography and Digital Photogrammetry
  • GIS Fundamentals
  • Spatial Data Management
  • Image Processing and Analysis
  • Physical Principles of Remote Sensing
  • Advanced GIS Methods
  • Environmental Resource Survey
  • Spatial Data and the Internet

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
92

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Requirements

A first or second class UK Honours degree in a relevant science, engineering or related discipline, or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.

Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking an IELTS for UKVI test.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

The MSc in Geographical Information Management is an accredited course within the RICS-Cranfield University Partnership.

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