Comments about MSc-Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Informatics (Geographical Information Systems with Sustainable Management of Natural Resources) - At the institution - Leicester - Leicestershire
To provide students with a multi-disciplinary education and training in geographical information systems in the context of environmental science, enabling them to gain employment in public/private agencies/businesses that deal with the sustainable management of natural resources (including conservation, planning, and environmental management).
Entry requirements Normally at least a second class honours degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline from an approved institution.
MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Informatics (Geographical Information Systems with Sustainable Management of Natural Resources)
-Introduction to GIS
-Spatial Information Science
-Applications of GIS
-Theory, Concept and Applications in Sustainable Development
-Research Design and Methods
-Earth Observation and Remote Sensing
-Programming for Spatial Scientists
-Water Resource Issues
-Environmental Models and Applications
Teaching and assessment methods
All taught modules are assessed by a variety of coursework and/or examination. A viva voce is given by the external examiner. The dissertation is between 10,000 and 20,000 words