PGCert Geospatial and Mapping Sciences

Why this programme

  • Surveying and mapping are essential to a country’s development across industrial, agricultural, commercial and residential sectors, and geospatial information is now recognised as a crucial component of a country’s development.
  • If you are seeking a career in geomatics: land and engineering surveying, hydrographic surveying, land registration/cadastre and LIS, photogrammetric and remote sensing engineering or management of geospatial information, then this programme is for you.
  • This programme is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES), when fully completed with the award of an MSc.
  • The MSc in Geospatial and Mapping Sciences is an industry-sponsored programme and has been developed in close collaboration with industry, including our Geospatial Industry Advisory Board, to meet global demand for professionals in this field.
  • You will benefit from access to the latest surveying equipment and software, including RTK GNSS and terrestrial laser scanners.
  • You will attend a week long practical surveying course (included in fees).
  • Geography and Environmental Sciences at Glasgow is ranked 7th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
  • The School of Geographical & Earth Sciences has an Athena Swan Silver Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.
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£30,240 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Month


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time