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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


This course has been cancelled. Please register your interest by using the ‘Ask a Question’ function and we will notify you when this course, or a similar course, is next run.

The practical part of this course will require the use of QGIS. Students should have access to a computer running a recent version of Windows, Linux or macOS. QGIS is a free and open-source Geographic Information System software. We encourage you to try downloading and starting the software on your computer before the start of the course (or ideally before signing up for the course) You can download QGIS from here . QGIS does not offer formal minimum system requirements, but they recommend the following minimum specifications 

  • CPU: 4+ cores
  • RAM: 8+ GB 
  • Disk free space: 10+ GB"


Fees & bursaries


The course fee includes access to the course on our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), personal feedback on your work from an expert tutor, a Certification of Participation (if you complete work and take part in discussions), and access to the class resources for two years after your course finishes.

VAT does not apply to course fees and there is no service charge (gratuities to domestic staff are left to your discretion).


The Cambridge University Press (CUP) Bursary Fund offers a bursary of 50% of the course fee to applicants who teach in a UK state school or state-funded further education institution, applying to study a day school, weekend course or online course.

Course dates

20 Feb 2023 to 09 Apr 2023

Course duration

7 Weeks. This course is completed entirely online

Apply by

20 Feb 2023

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


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