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Applied Geographical Information Systems (GIS) MSc

Reino Unido


¿Qué aprenderé?

Acquire the theoretical knowledge, technical skills and practical experience you need to launch a successful career in the fields of GIS, applied policy research or spatial data analysis.

Course description

The Applied GIS programme is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental concepts, tools, and techniques used in GIS with a focus on their application in real world contexts.

GIS skills are applicable across a wide range of industries including urban planning, environmental management, natural resource exploration, transportation, public health, disaster management, marketing, and many others. By studying GIS, you will gain a skill set that can be valuable in a wide range of career paths.

Throughout the course, you will be introduced to the core principles of GIS and its application in various industries; and gain hands-on experience with popular GIS software, including both ArcGIS and QGIS. You will also develop practical skills in data management, spatial and quantitative analysis, and visualization.

The course combines computer-based workshops, lectures and project work to provide a solid foundation in GIS. By the end of the course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to work with spatial data in a wide range of fields, able to apply a variety of advanced spatial and quantitative analyses, and have the skills to create compelling maps and visualizations.

Facilities and equipment

Our postgraduate study rooms are equipped with the latest industry-standard GIS software and a range of other specialist tools. GIS facilities are available on all 1,500 networked computers across campus.

The department is based in the Geography and Planning Building on the edge of Weston Park.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Urban Studies and Planning

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£22.000,00 (US$ 27.331) por año
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Fecha de inicio

25 Septiembre 2023


University of Sheffield

Western Bank,


S10 2TN, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students who hold a good undergraduate four year bachelor degree and high grades in relevant individual subjects from an accredited university or college in the USA will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes. For entry to MBA students need a good four year bachelor degree from an accredited university or college in the USA and at least 3 years´ post-graduation work experience. They must be at least 25 years old by the time the programme starts. Students with a lower GPA and considerable work experience may be considered. Postgraduate applicants are required to achieve a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

Opciones de Pathways

Ofrecidos por otras alianzas

Esta universidad acepta cursos de Pathways de
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London

Acerca de University of Sheffield

Sheffield, miembro del Grupo Russell, es una de las top 100 universidad del mundo (QS 2023) y ocupa el puesto 16 en el Reino Unido.

  • Clasificada entre las 100 mejores universidades del mundo.
  • Miembro del prestigioso Russell Group del Reino Unido.
  • Mejor Unión de Estudiantes en el Reino Unido (WUSCAs 2022)
  • Top 50 en los rankings de universidades más internacionales

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