15 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: TRP216


Aims/Description: This unit is aimed at students who already have a good degree of knowledge in ArcGIS. The module aims to develop in students a high degree of competence in relation to advanced spatial analysis, understanding spatial approaches to problem solving and the theories and precepts which underlie software applications in GIS. The module is taught in a series of inter-related computer workshops focusing on real-world data and problem scenarios. The assessment for this module is based on a multiple choice exam and a 2,000 word advanced methods report.

Restrictions on availability: Students must have significant prior experience with GIS (to be assessed by the module leader)

Staff Contact: HAMILTON RUTH B
Teaching Methods: Independent Study, Computer workshops
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Urban Studies and Planning):

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