Working with Geographic Information

Module code: GY1434

Working With Geographical Information is an introduction to the use of quantitative data and methods to answer geographic questions. This module will build on your existing geographical knowledge and allow you to develop and communicate your own ideas with support from quantitative data. By the end of the module you will be able to characterize quantitative data and to select the most appropriate method for evaluating relationships between geographic variables.


  • 10 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 120 hours of guided independent study


  • 2 tests (50% + 50%)