School of GeoSciences

MSc GIS & Archaeology

Equipped for a career at the exciting interface of archaeology and information and survey technologies, our graduates are highly sought after by employers for their practical skills.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Week: 16-20 March 2020

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Join our online sessions to engage with academics, meet current students and learn more about our on-campus postgraduate programmes.  


About the programme

GIS field trip
Find out why you should take this intensive, educational opportunity to combine two exciting disciplines.

Applying for your programme

Students reading
Entry requirements and how to apply for your chosen programme.

Programme structure

Data collection at Langhill farm
This MSc programme involves two semesters of taught courses followed by an individual research project.

Field work

This programme includes a short residential field trip typically in Perthshire where our students can put their new skills into practice.


GIS is an important and diverse industry employing at least 10,000 people in the UK alone.

Teaching staff

Nick Hulton teaching GIS students about the total station - GIS and Archaeology
The MSc GIS & Archaeology programme is taught by a number of internationally-renowned experts.

Costs & funding options

GIS and Archaeology students collecting data in Kindrogan.
Find out details of programme costs and scholarship or funding options.

Social media & videos

Video still of Dr Neil Stuart
Hear more from our Programme Director Dr Neil Stuart and previous students, follow the GIS blog and interact with us on social media


Apply now and entry requirements 


Survey - new programme opportunity

We have set up a short survey and would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in postgraduate study (online or on campus) in ‘Circular Economy’.

Your feedback will help shape the content and structure of this new programme, and there is an opportunity to leave your contact details so we can keep you up to date on any developments.