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Environmental Systems Science (Graduate Certificate - Graduate Diploma)

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  • Objectives
    For those with some prior education in this field, this programme will refresh your knowledge of the manipulation of climate, environmental modelling, pollution and coastal processes, and management. It highlights the benefits brought to resource management by technical advances in remote sensing and automated cartography, and introduces you to the principles of geographic information systems and environmental modelling.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements Degree in geography, or with geography or other related subject. Other qualifications may be taken into consideration.
  • Academic Title
    Environmental Systems Science (Graduate Certificate / Graduate Diploma)
  • Course description
    Graduate Certificate: complete modules worth 60 credits.

    Graduate Diploma: complete modules worth 60 credits, plus an independent geographical study (worth 60 credits), to a total of 120 credits.

    Modules are chosen from:

    -Applied Hydrology (15 credits)
    -Coastal Processes and Management (30 credits)
    -Environmental Modelling (15 credits)
    -Experimental Geomorphology (15 credits)
    -Principles of Geographic Information Systems (30 credits)
    -Remote Sensing and Image Processing (15 credits).

    Teaching
    Teaching methods are wide-ranging. Depending on the options you choose, you may participate in fieldwork, laboratory practical classes, computer-based analysis, seminars, group work and lectures.

    Assessment
    A combination of unseen examinations and coursework.

    When to apply
    We suggest you apply as early as possible.
    Interviews by arrangement.

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