GIS Research Methods in the Field

Module code: GY7050

In this module you will use a range of location enabled digital technologies to collect spatial data whilst in the field. You will assess the characteristics of the data collected in this way – performing quantitative analyses to draw conclusions and critiquing and communicating your current research ideas and findings.


  • 2 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 42 hours of fieldwork
  • 148 hours of guided independent study


  • Field report 1 (33%)
  • Field report 2 (33%)
  • Field report 3 (34%)