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Admission requirements

The admission requirements for the MSc in GIS, Remote Sensing and Environmental Science are as follows:

Preferably, applicants should have a first or  second class BSc degree, or equivalent, from a recognized university in a discipline related to the course. It would be an advantage if this is combined with working experience in a relevant field. Examples of relevant fields are geography, agriculture, biology.

English language skills 

As all courses are given in English, proficiency in the English language is a prerequisite. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate an acceptable standard by means an approved English language test. Test scores should be less than three years old. The qualifications given below are normally acceptable:

Paper-based TOEFL


Computer-based TOEFL


Internet-based TOEFL


British Council/IELTS


Cambridge Proficiency in English or Cambridge Advanced

Grade C or above

University Entrance Test for Speakers of Other Languages (NEAB)

A minimum of two C grades and three higher grades

GCSE English Language or Use of English

Grade C or above

Nationals of certain countries are given exemption from having to take a formal English language test. Please have a look at the list of countries with exemptions. Nationals of countries who are not on this list are, without exceptions, required to submit an approved English test score from the ones described in the table above.

Computer skills

Computer skills are essential in this programme. Applicants lacking computer experience are strongly advised to follow basic courses before starting this online MSc programme.

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