UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The degree offers the opportunity to study at an advanced level the ways in which remote sensing instruments in space and on aircraft may be used to collect environmental information about the Earth at a range of scales.

Course Modules

Core modules: analytical and numerical methods; scientific computing; mapping science; principles and practice of remote sensing; options: terrestrial carbon (modelling and monitoring); global monitoring of environment and society; airborne data acquisition; image understanding; ocean and coastal zone management; terrestrial data acquisition; climate modelling.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or overseas qualification of equivalent standard (e.g. oceanography, marine studies, geography, civil engineering, geology, mathematics, and physics) is required. Relevant work experience will also be considered.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgCert
2 years
Part Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip