Introduction to Critical GIS

  • Code:

    HCRI60072
  • Credits:

    15
  • Option:

    Optional
  • Delivery:

    Face-to-face

Campus:

Manchester

Module Overview:

In this unit students will be exposed to a range of transferrable Geographic Information System (GIS) techniques and analysis tools and will learn how to apply these to various disaster management tasks, such as mapping vulnerability using census data, or modelling risk using weather and other physical geography data. Students will learn important cartographic principles and develop their own GIS maps. In addition to the practical components, the course will develop theoretical understandings and critically consider the appropriateness and implications of GIS approaches and map making.

Module Start Date:

28/01/2019

Module End Date:

13/05/2019

Course Length (weeks):

10

Duration of face to face teaching:

10 weeks part-time

Fully online learning option:

No

Assesment:

Assignment

Module Details:

https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/08264/ma-humanitarianism-and-conflict-response/course-details/HCRI60072#course-unit-details