Environmental Informatics, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    15980 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    7835 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #159 (WUR) ,
The growth in importance of GI systems (the software tools) and GI science (the technical discipline) within sustainable natural resource management has led to an increasing demand for relevant GIS skills amongst trained natural resource managers.

About

This postgraduate degree will provide you with detailed training in the techniques of GIS analysis, with particular reference to the sustainable management of natural resources and application of GIS to resource management. You will learn the techniques involved in the creation, collection, storage, processing, modelling, interpretation, display and dissemination of data and information about the environment.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Induction
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Earth Observation and Remote Sensing
  • Programming in R
  • Ecosystem and Biodiversity Conservation
  • Environmental Economics
  • Global Climate and Environmental Change
  • Geographical Visualisation
  • GIS Research Methods in the Field
  • Either Living with Environmental Change
  • Or Ecological and Environmental Assessment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • 2:2 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and/or several years appropriate professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15980 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7835 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7835 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

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