MSc in Geographical Information Systems atUniversity of Portsmouth School of Computing

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1992

Highlights

  • On this course, students will learn practical GIS skills using the same software tools employed by professionals in the field
  • Students will analyze spatial data through their own project work and build on their previous geographical studies, creating distinctive methods of data analysis, algorithms and software tools
  • Students will be well placed to pursue a career as a geographical information science specialist within local and national government, health authorities, environment and conservation organizations, or in university-based research
  • Students will get hands-on experience of using Geographical Information (GI) instruments and emerging technologies, including GPS, Total Stations, and 3D laser scanners

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #501-600

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #651-700

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #74

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #75

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #594

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 14,22,278
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,92,782
TransportationINR 29,838
General CostINR 7,459
TotalINR 6,30,079

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 99.46

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

50%

  • Applicants must hold a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in Geography or a related subject. Professional experience in a relevant area and other qualifications may be taken into consideration for applicants not meeting this requirement

PTE

Marks - 61/90

  • With a minimum of 54 in each component

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no component score below 6.0

Other eligibility criteria
University also accepts an overall score of 75% or above in English on the India Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)/Standard 12 for English language requirement
Conditional Offer

Yes

The university provides conditional admission for students. A conditional offer means students have a place once they meet conditions, usually certain exam results. If they are doing an undergraduate course, they need to meet the conditions of their offer between August and September in the year they start their course

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

SOP
  • A Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose explaining why you want to study this course and why you have chosen our University

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Scholarships
Chancellor's Global Academic Merit Scholarship
Rs. 4,87,700
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
Chevening Scholarship/University of Portsmouth
Rs. 17,02,998
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
International Alumni Referral Award (IARA)
Rs. 37,448
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
Vice Chancellor's Global Development Scholarship
Rs. 1,56,064
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more

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