UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The programme is designed to appeal to students looking to map and understand the environment. It provides the opportunity to study at an advanced level the ways in which spatial data can be collected, processed and analysed to qualify and understand environmental issues across a wide range of applications. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, tutorials, transferable skills training, compulsory computer training and research supervision.

Course Modules

Core modules: Analytical and numerical methods; scientific computing; mapping science; principles and practice of remote sensing. Options may include the following: Climate modelling; airborne data acquisition; surface water modelling; terrestrial carbon (monitoring and modelling); global monitoring of environment and society; image understanding.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas equivalent (such as oceanography, marine studies, geography, civil engineering, geology, mathematics, physics). Relevant work experience will 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