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Satellite Data for Sustainable DevelopmentUniversity of Strathclyde
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Location: University of Strathclyde
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £21850
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Our MSc Satellite Data for Sustainable Development is a globally unique Masters degree which embraces the UN Sustainable Development Goals to offer a cross-disciplinary approach to teaching of satellite applications, space system design, data science and sustainability. The applied learning activities of the MSc programme is strategically aligned with the goals and interests of the University of Strathclyde's Centre for Sustainable Development, to give students a wider exposure to the global movement that surrounds the 17 UN SDGs. The course will have a focus on the practical use of satellite data in direct applications to SDGs through the analysis of case studies and engagement, through student projects and invited talks with start-ups and NGOs actively working in the field. Students will gain an insight in to the broad use of satellite data across various industries and will be equipped with the necessary technical skills and critical thinking to understand the challenges we are facing globally and develop innovative solutions, through project based learning (some of them group based) and a final individual project.
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Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in either Engineering, Science, Public Policy, Law, and Business. Other qualifications may also be considered provided there is evidence of capacity for postgraduate study.
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About this university
Combining a central location and varied program means the university attracts students from around the world. The International Office is available to help students from outside the UK to integrate with their new environment as well as with legal matters such as immigration papers and visas. There is also help and assistance on matters such as welfare and health while English language courses are available for those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language. In addition, the website provides country specific information for applying to the university. The students Union is the heart of life outside the classroom and it operates bars and clubs on campus that work with a student budget. There are more than 50 clubs and societies to get involved with outside studies ranging from music to sport and even voluntary work. The Centre for Sport and Recreation is on John Street and is the best place to head to get involved with the various sports clubs as well as fitness and wellbeing events that take place. There are also outdoor sports facilities around the city that the university has access to. Strathclyde Music represents the various student-run music clubs and groups including a number of educational and community projects. It is also home to the Maurice Taylor Organ, one of the most important pipe organs in the country. For those of a spiritual nature, there is a Chaplaincy Centre that caters for all denominations and is found in the Graham Hills Building. There are also a number of faith groups and societies to allow people of the same faith to gather together.