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This degree focuses on the systems and software for analysing geographic data about the world around us. You learn a range of skills such as programming and data collection, and work with technology such as satellite imagery and informatics. The degree is highly ICT-orientated and hands-on, with plenty of opportunities to use our state-of-the-art software.
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.
Including Mathematics and preferably Geography. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
A unit in mathematical studies or quantitative methods is essential. IT, Engineering Science and geographical or environmental-related units are desirable.
Preference will be given to applicants with mathematical, science-based or geography subjects. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required if not offered at a higher level.
If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.
Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.
To include a minimum of Grade H3 in Maths
To include Mathematics Level III at Distinction grade.
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Newcastle University is a future-focused institution with a long history of delivering high quality education, and reputation for academic excellence. It is a founding member of the elite Russell Group, and is known for world-class research and innovative teaching methods across a comprehensive portfolio of subject areas.
There is an enrolled population of around 28,000 students from over 140 countries, and the teaching faculty have been recognised for their quality with a Gold standard rating in the most recent TEF assessment — the highest available. The university is continually investing in its campus facilities and human capital, ensuring that students have access to state-of-the-art and industry relevant equipment as well as a highly fulfilling learning experience.
Where you'll study
Newcastle upon Tyne