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Geographical Information Science MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Geographical Information Science (GIS) provides powerful solutions to real-world problems using a range of the world’s most advanced technologies.

GIS captures, stores, manages and displays data related to positions on the Earth’s surface so you can better understand spatial patterns and relationships.

Every day around the world, GIS is used to solve complex problems and being integrated into almost every discipline.

What will I learn?

Our successful MSc Geographical Information Science was the first of its type in the world and has a heritage of over 30 years./p>

The MSc is continually refreshed to keep you abreast of the latest technological changes and industry trends.

Accreditation

The MSc Geographical Information Science is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Career opportunities

Demand for GIS expertise continues to develop at an unprecedented rate.

The proven ability of our graduates means our internationally recognised programme is held in high regard by our employers.

The vast majority of our students gain employment before completing the programme or within a few months of graduating.

Application deadline

31 January 2021, 31 March 2021, 30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 9,470per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 113 12

    9th out of 71 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    201 90%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    59th

    32
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.61 72%

    107th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    169 84%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    13th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    57th

    10

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