Geographic Information Science at Newcastle University - UCAS

Geographic Information Science

Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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This degree focuses on the systems and software for analysing geographic data about the world around us. You learn a range of skills such as programming and data collection, and work with technology such as satellite imagery and informatics. The degree is highly ICT-orientated and hands-on, with plenty of opportunities to use our state-of-the-art software.

Course details

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeF862
Institution code N21
Campus nameMain Site (Newcastle)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB Excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. Preference will be given to applicants with mathematical, science-based or geography A levels. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required if not offered at A or AS level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM To include Mathematics Level III at Distinction grade.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits A unit in mathematical studies or quantitative methods is essential. IT, Engineering Science and geographical or environmental-related units are desirable.
Scottish Higher ABBBB - AABBB Including Mathematics and preferably Geography. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 points Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.
Extended Project If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H2, H2, H3 - H1, H2, H2, H2, H3 To include a minimum of Grade H3 in Maths
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2 - D1, M2, M2 Preference will be given to applicants with mathematical, science-based or geography subjects. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required if not offered at a higher level.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £22800 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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Geographic Information Science at Newcastle University - UCAS