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Mapping and Geospatial Data Science (Honours)

Newcastle University

48 months
25200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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The Mapping and Geospatial Data Science (Honours) programme of Newcastle University provides you with a firm foundation in geospatial data science, with plenty of opportunities to develop practical skills in surveying.


The Mapping and Geospatial Data Science (Honours) programme of Newcastle University equips you with practical skills and knowledge in measuring, mapping, recording and managing information. You apply this knowledge to a range of areas, from urban and rural to coastal and the open sea.

Your studies will include outdoor and computer-based practical work and you'll learn a wide range of techniques, such as:
  • engineering surveying
  • 3D laser scanning
  • mobile map-making
  • programming

You'll also gain an in-depth understanding of geodesy, photogrammetry, cartography, GIS and hydrographic survey and computing.

You benefit from a combination of field trips, project work and industry visits. This ensures you graduate with the technical skills required to succeed in the surveying sector.

Your future

Graduates from our surveying, mapping and geographic information science degrees go on to work for a range organisations, including:

  • specialist land, air and offshore mapping companies
  • central and local government agencies
  • cartographic publishers
  • suppliers of computer-based mapping technology and GIS
  • utility companies
  • civil engineering contractors
  • oil exploration multinationals
  • geophysical consultants

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Surveying
  • GNSS and its Applications
  • Remote Sensing
  • Data Science
  • Geospatial Mathematics and Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A Level

  • ABB excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. Preference will be given to applicants with mathematical, science-based or geography A Levels. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A Levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required if not offered at A or AS Level.

International Baccalaureate

  • 32 points. Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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