Mapping the Midlands

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences


Code 23139

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Module description

The ability to map and manipulate a variety of data is a key skill for geographers. This module introduces students to the basic principles of mapping and geographical information systems, as well as using ArcGIS mapping software. Students are required to undertake three mapping projects, involving a variety of different data sources, which incrementally build their mapping knowledge and data analysis skills.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures/workshops/self-guided project work