M.Sc. Environmental Informatics

University of Leicester

Application deadline: as early as possible
Tuition fee:
  • € 5,770 / Year (EEA)
  • € 14,770 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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To provide you with a multi-disciplinary education and training in geographical information systems in the context of environmental science, enabling you to gain employment in public/private agencies/businesses that deal with the sustainable management of natural resources (including conservation, planning, and environmental management).

Duration and mode of study
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Teaching and assessment methods
All campus-based modules are assessed by a variety of coursework and/or examination. The dissertation is assessed separately and accounts for one third of the total credits required for the MSc

Contents

Course module
Core:

* Introduction to GIS
* Research Design and Methods in Geography
* Geographic Visualisation
* Theories, Concepts and Applications of Sustainable Development
* Dissertation

Optional:

* Programming for Spatial Scientists
* Spatial Information Science
* Earth Observation and Remote Sensing
* Environment, Space and Society
* Global Climate and Environmental Change
* Biodiversity Conservation and Global Change: Tropical East Africa
* Environmental Economics
* Sustainable Management of Biological Resources: Ecosystem and Biodiversity Conservation

Requirements

Normally at least a second-class honours degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline from an approved institution or relevant professional or commercial experience.

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

75 (Grade B)

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