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Lectures and structured workshops develop your knowledge of the principles and practice of geographic information systems, and familiarise you with ArcGIS software, enhancing your employability.
An individual investigation allows you to explore a specific application that you are interested in and demonstrate your proficiency with the software and your command of the conceptual underpinnings.
A flexible teaching and learning environment allows for individualised learning and enrichment for students with existing skills in GIS.
|First Sub Session
|15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
This course aims to give you an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its applications, using the ArcGIS suite of programs (specifically, ArcCatalog, ArcMap, ArcToolbox).
At the end of the course students should be able to:
Topics covered in the course will include: fundamentals of geographical information systems (GIS), data collection using GPS, importing and editing spatial data, spatial analyses, map design, creating and exporting maps.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
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There are no assessments for this course.
|to create and export maps of a standard suitable for publication
|to develop proficiency in the use of ArcGIS software to address a range of ecological and environmental research questions
|to develop proficiency in collecting spatial data using GPS devices and downloading the data into GIS
|to analyse spatial data to address a research question, to interpret the results and present a report that includes a critique and evaluation