PG Dip Geographical Information ScienceDistance Learning
(Award available for year: Postgraduate Certificate)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:C1 demonstrate in-depth specialist knowledge of GIS techniques and demonstrate an advanced understanding of concepts, information and techniques informed by the GI Science discipline; C2 exhibit competence in the exercise of generic and GI Science-specific intellectual abilities; C3 demonstrate an advanced understanding of GI Science techniques applicable to research, advanced scholarship or areas of specific interest within the broader GI Science discipline;C4 take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others; C5 proactively formulate ideas and hypotheses and to evaluate these;C6 evaluate current issues and research in the discipline of GI Science.
Transferable (key) skills
• The skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;• Evaluating their own achievement and that of others;• Self-direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;• Independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;• Critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
• Demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;• Drawing on a range of perspectives related to GI Science;• Evaluating received opinion;• Making sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.