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Geographical Information Systems & Science Masters (MSc): Why choose Kingston for GIS?

Kingston is 'a world leader in GIS'

  • The Times Good University Guide (2004) highlighted Kingston as 'a world leader in GIS' and we have seen more than 600 students graduate from our cutting-edge courses since 1989.
  • Our MSc course is ideal for both new graduates and those already in employment who are seeking retraining or professional development.
  • Option modules mean you can tailor your MSc towards your own interests and career goals.
  • GIS lecturers are all acknowledged international experts who maintain active research, edit international journals and provide consultancy services
  • The course gives you highly vocational skills in a vibrant and growing area of the job market.
  • Supportive staff help you reach your full potential.
  • Access to top-class facilities including:
    • specialist equipment such as digitising tables, stereoscopic screens, scanners and large-format design-jet printers;
    • mobile equipment for precision mobile data acquisition and mapping, including Total Stations, Trimble dual channel GPS receivers, PDAs, GPS receivers and laptops;
    • two dedicated state-of-the-art computer labs, with all the major professional-level GIS software, including home-installation licences, and access to important and unique databases and datasets; 
    • ESRI's online Virtual Campus;
    • Kingston's impressively stocked library and Learning Resources Centre; and
    • reduced and free memberships of professional organisations.

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Research fellowship for GIS professor

Nigel WalfordNigel Walford has been awarded a prestigious research fellowship from the British Academy/ Leverhulme Trust to explore London's population geography. Read more

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