Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems at Ulster University - UCAS

Ulster University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (Taught)

Course summary

Remote sensing, GIS and geospatial technologies underpin a rapidly growing, multi-billion-dollar industry resulting in a need for graduates who have a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Designed to deliver up-to-date Remote Sensing and GIS content, this course incorporates theoretical materials and extensive practical exercises covering aspects such as acquisition, analysis and interpretation of various forms of geospatial data. Graduates of this course will acquire a broad overview of the fields of Remote Sensing and GIS, and demonstrate skills to operate at a professional level in the geospatial industry. The programme satisfies the demand for science-qualified geospatial personnel who can use remote sensing data and advanced spatial analytical skills to interpret big data informing planning and development in a variety of disciplines. Graduates can progress to roles such as analysts, scientists, consultants, project managers, surveyors, data specialists, technicians, mapping officers, development, sales and marketing, customer support, GIS training, lecturing and research.

Entry requirements

As a normal requirement, applicants must hold an Honours degree (2:2 or above) with a substantial component of geography, environmental science, computing or other numerate discipline. Applicants with other equivalent and relevant qualifications or experience can also be considered on an individual basis.

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Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems at Ulster University - UCAS