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Geographical Information Systems 


Module leader: Helen Goodchild

* Please note that this module requires basic computer literacy and, ideally, basic experience using databases. Contact the module leader if you have questions about your existing skills. * 


This module introduces students to the principles and practice of Geographical Information Systems. 

  • to examine how GIS can be applied in archaeology, and to explore the issues raised
  • to provide a practical introduction to the use of GIS and its application in archaeology

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module you should:

  • gain an outline understanding of the use of GIS in various aspects of archaeological investigation and analysis
  • display a clear understanding of the practical skills in the use of GIS
  • be able to apply GIS techniques to your own projects