|Study location||United Kingdom, Aberystwyth|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Aberystwyth MSc in Remote Sensing and Computer Science is designed to provide you with a range of key skills and expertise required to understand, analyse and interpret Remote Sensing and other spatial datasets. You will then explore and develop applications to solve representative real world problems.
In this highly interdisciplinary Masters course in Remote Sensing and Computer Science, you will be exposed to the cutting edge of understanding from a range of subject areas, taught by world-class experts. All the Remote Sensing Masters are offered through the collaboration of the Institutes of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science (IMPACS), and of Geography and Earth Sciences (IGES). IGES is also an eCognition Centre of Excellence, specialising in object-based analysis of landscapes.
You will have access to these four world-class departments. The superb teaching staff members maintain active national and international research programmes in their specialist subjects and ensure that every exciting development is brought into the course material. Their collective expertise and experience, and the superb departmental facilities available at Aberystwyth, ensure that your Remote Sensing and Computer Science course has a rigorous academic core with strong practical relevance.
The Aberystwyth MSc in Remote Sensing and Computer Science has a strong vocational dimension, with field-based and work experience modules that link the latest theoretical concepts with real applications. You will develop a cache of practical, technical and analytical skills which will stand you in excellent stead for entry into further study, public sector organisations and private companies.
The Master’s in Remote Sensing and Computer Science combines the fields of Computer Science and Remote Sensing to provide students with a strong theoretical and conceptual background and vocational training in these inter-related topics. Having completed your undergraduate degree in a related field, this MSc will enable you to bring your skills and knowledge up to date with a mastery of the latest technological tools and contemporary theoretical understanding. The course particularly focuses on conveying new approaches to data processing, analysis and interpretation as well as the use of innovative technologies, such as the use of intelligent autonomous systems and 3D imaging analysis.
The course is a full-time programme, taught over one year, and is divided into two parts over three semesters. In part one, you will establish a breadth of necessary skills in a number of core modules whilst directing your own study by choosing specialist modules, worth a total of 120 credits. In part two, you will apply your learning in the individual dissertation worth an additional 60 credits.