M.Sc. Environmental Informatics

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR14770 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
University of Leicester
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).

Description of Environmental Informatics

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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

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline as early as possible
Tuition fee
  • EUR 14770 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 5770 Year (EEA)

Home/EU: £4,795 International: £12,270

Start date October  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

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

English Language Requirements

CAE score
193(Grade B)

Requirements for Environmental Informatics

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

Work Experience for Environmental Informatics

No work experience is required.

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