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Geographic Information and Climate Change (Taught)
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Geographic Information and Climate Change (Taught)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€23,196.28/year
 3479 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

The MSc in Geographic Information and Climate Change gives cross-disciplinary training in the scientific basis of GIS, satellite remote sensing and earth system modelling, alongside aspects of climate change. You will concentrate on the technical aspects of GIS and earth observation, as well as the past, present and future global and regional environmental and climatic change.

By graduation you will have hands-on experience and technical knowledge in GIS and remote sensing, supported by a broad knowledge of scientific issues underpinning climate change. Your learning benefits from the combined Geography and Biosciences research expertise of our staff around geographic information, environmental and climate dynamics, marine and ecosystem biology, and sustainable development.

Note:
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Degree from State Technical Institute
6.5
or
Bachelor's Degree
6.5
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
62
or
IELTS
6.5
or
TOEFL (internet based)
88
Notes:

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.5
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 176
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Curriculum

Core Modules

Environmental Modelling

Climate Change - Past, Present and Future

Geographical Information Systems

Satellite Remote Sensing

Elective Modules

Environmental Dynamics

Environmental Assessment and Management

Ecosystems: Ecology, Conservation & Resource Management

Climate Science and Policy

Careers

You will have employment opportunities in utilities, county councils, the environmental service industry or regulating bodies. A future career in academia will also be open to you.

Our graduates have progressed to a range of stimulating roles. Below are just a few examples.

  • Environmental Monitoring Officer (Natural Resources Wales)
  • Geographical Data Processor (Western Power Distribution)
  • Graduate Statutory Orders Specialist (Jacobs)
  • Catchment Scientist (Welsh Water)
  • Ecologist (Natural England)
  • Multi-site Supervisor (Phase Eight)
  • Data Analyst (PHS Group)
  • Account Manager Support (Handelsbanken)
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