The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow is inviting applications for the MSc Satellite Data for Sustainable Development course starting in January 2022.
Build a fundamental understanding of space system design, remote sensing, data analytics and machine learning while choosing electives in urban design, clean energy solutions, environmental impact, entrepreneurship, management and advanced computing techniques
The 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 program is strategically aligned with the goals and interests of the University of Strathclyde’s Center 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.
Eligibility: A first or second class honors degree (or international equivalent) in either Engineering, Science, Public Policy, Law, and Business.
Fee: £21,850 for international students.
Check out: https://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/satellitedataforsustainabledevelopment/#whythiscourse