Foundations of Geographic Information Science

15 points

Not offered 2023, offered in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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This course provides an essential introduction to postgraduate GIS and its fundamentals for students taking the Masters/PGDip in GIS programmes. Students will cover a range of topics including conceptual models, representation, technology, data capture, appreciation of theory and critical spatial thinking. Students will participate in an intensive week long course where they will meet their peers and staff, and learn and practice new skills to take with them for the remainder of the course.


Entry subject to the approval of the Programme Director, GIS. RP: GEOG205 and one other GIS course recommended

Recommended Preparation

GEOG205 and one other GIS course recommended