Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
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.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Main Site (Newcastle)|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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.
|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.|
|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.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 points||Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.|
|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|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|