Geographical Information Science MSc
1-2 years, full- or part-time
This degree looks at the systems and software used to analyse geographic data. GIS is an increasingly important field, with real-world applications in areas like business, modelling, environmental protection, forecasting and regional planning.
Teaching and learning
Teaching includes lectures, seminars, self-paced learning, directed reading and practicals. Assessment is a mixture of coursework and exams. Your dissertation will be assessed separately.
My experience at Leicester has been fantastically underpinned by knowledgeable and supportive staff. The breadth of the course made my time thoroughly enjoyable, with a great atmosphere throughout the University. Leicester has proven to be the perfect environment to enhance my academic career.