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MScEarth and Planetary Observation

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
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Overview

This course provides a thorough scientific grounding in remote sensing and professional training in geospatial technology and programming, with a unique focus on environmental applications and space exploration.

This is the only MSc in the UK to combine Earth observation and space exploration. The course is a response to the growing investment in the space sector, and the increasing need by industry for trained individuals to exploit remote sensing tools.

This course is highly relevant to the recruitment needs of employers and offers a range of career opportunities in the space sector with unique focus on environmental, heritage and resource management sectors and provides a thorough scientific grounding in remote sensing and professional training in geospatial technology and programming, with a unique focus on environmental applications and space exploration.

We’ll cover satellite, space, (un)manned airborne and remote sensing to give a core professional and academic training in GIS, data analytics, modelling and theoretical, field and lab skills.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to build a successful career in the fast-growing downstream Space and technology-driven industries or work in environmental, heritage and resource managements sectors including government regulators, local authorities, universities and space agencies. The course will allow to get industry experience through modules including work-related assessments and guest speakers from public, private and third sector.

96% of our postgraduate leavers are in employment or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17)
Their career services is 1st in Scotland, top 5 in the UK and top 15 in the world (UK International Student Barometer (ISB) Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018).

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Notes
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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Notes
.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States