UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Students generally study areas involving the application of computers and simulation methods to urban and regional problems and the built environment; research areas include: complexity (spatial network analysis; scaling and explanatory mechanisms); design and visualisation (GIS and datavis; CAD, multimedia and 3D models; virtual cities; virtual and augmented realities); geodemographics (neighbourhood profiling; health; crime; public service delivery); ICT in society (web'based cities; the spatial organisation of the internet; social media; the internet of things); simulation (agent'based models; spatial models; land use transportation models).

Course Additional Entry

A UK Master's degree, or its equivalent from a recognised international institution, in a relevant discipline such as geographic information systems, spatial analysis or a quantitative social science. Students are required to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of the English language if their education has not been taught in English.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
MPhil £15,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
MPhil £4,400  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
MPhil £8,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 years
Part Time
MPhil £2,200  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £15,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £4,400  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
PhD £8,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 years
Part Time
PhD £2,200  Academic year. First year home fees