Geographical Information Systems, Geographical Information Technologies, Applied Geographical Information Systems (MSc)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Geographical Information Systems, Geographical Information Technologies, Applied Geographical Information Systems at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry

2017

Length

3 years part-time by distance learning.

Tuition Fees

Fee for home and EU students:

UK and EU students: Distance learning fee: £3,200 per year in years 1 and 2. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Fee for non-EU international and Channel Islands students:

Non-EU international and Channel Island students: Distance learning fee: £3,950 per year in years 1 and 2. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, and a PGCert 60 credits. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

Optional Estimate: £400

How are these costs calculated?

Students often choose to buy a laptop for their degree (£300-400) but there are drop-in computer facilities on campus and laptops for loan in the library. Students doing UNIGIS PTDL courses will need to provide their own computer. Lab coats are provided free of charge in the first year of entry and are expected to last for the duration of the course. Students will have to purchase replacements for lost or damaged PPE.

Placement Costs

Compsulsory Estimate: £170

Other Costs

Compulsory Estimate: £70

Location

Manchester Campus

Department

School of Science & The Environment

UNIGIS is a Distance Learning Postgraduate Network in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) jointly run by Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Salford. The UNIGIS network has over 25 years' experience of success in delivering GIS postgraduate courses. Our highly regarded programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals working in the GI industry - or those wishing to enter the sector. UNIGIS aims to provide a deeper and balanced education in GIS.

Although GIS is a relatively new and emerging branch of geography, the UNIGIS network has over 25 years experience of successfully delivering GIS courses at postgraduate level. You study via web-based distance learning.

The application of GIS is growing rapidly in areas such as urban and regional planning, transportation and land use interaction, and retail marketing, which opens up a range of opportunties for graduates of these courses.

Tuition Fees

Fee for home and EU students:

UK and EU students: Distance learning fee: £3,200 per year in years 1 and 2. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Fee for non-EU international and Channel Islands students:

Non-EU international and Channel Island students: Distance learning fee: £3,950 per year in years 1 and 2. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, and a PGCert 60 credits. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Career options after the course

As a UNIGIS student you will be joining an extensive Geographical Information Systems (GIS) community, with representatives in over 30 countries. The application of GIS is growing rapidly in areas such as urban and regional planning, transportation and land use interaction, and retail marketing.

Study options for this course

Notes about fees for this course

Fees for this course have yet to be confirmed and will be updated shortly

Information about fees and financial support

Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

Normal entry requisites are: a relevant UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) or an HND/Foundation degree and relevant experience; or relevant professional qualifications, and experience. Each application is considered individually, based on qualification and experience. Enthusiasm and commitment are also important. International students please see mmu.ac.uk/international

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

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