PG Dip Geographical Information ScienceDistance Learning
(Award available for year: Postgraduate Diploma)
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able:D1 Demonstrate in-depth, extended and specialist knowledge of GIS techniques and demonstrate an advanced understanding of concepts, information and techniques informed by the GI Science discipline;D2 Exhibit competence in the exercise of advanced generic and GI Science-specific intellectual abilities; D3 Demonstrate an advanced understanding of GI Science techniques applicable to research, advanced scholarship or areas of specific interest within the broader GI Science discipline;D4 Take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others; D5 Proactively to formulate ideas and hypotheses and to evaluate these;D6 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;• Make sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.