UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme is an intensive study of the technical, analytical and professional aspects of modern land surveying; the programme gives students a broad range of experience in methods of spatial data acquisition, with a curriculum that includes exposure to terrestrial survey equipment, close range sensors, aerial imagery and GNSS techniques.

Course Modules

Compulsory modules: Mapping science; GIS principles and technology; principles and practices of surveying; data analysis; positioning; survey project. 2 options: Ocean and coastal zone management; terrestrial data acquisition; airborne data acquisition; spatial data management; applied building information modelling.

Course Additional Entry

The minimum entry requirements are an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a cognate subject or related discipline from a UK university or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Acceptable degrees include geography, civil engineering, geology, mathematics, physics, and archaeology. Extensive work experience covering related areas will be considered.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,090  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
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