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MMU where I did my undergrad has a great GIS department, I can't speak for UEA but they're 3rd in the UK (according to the guardian) for geographical areas so I'd very much look into an open day there and just ask, you can also email too I imagine to get the basics .
look at Kingston, they have a good GIS department, and are one of the leading uni's for GIS, there is a figure floating about that over 90% think there was a 100% of graduates got a job with their degree, that was undergrad, but think it would be fairly similar for postgrad.
You might also want to consider the GIS department at Edinburgh uni. I'm a current Geography undergrad there planning to apply to do MSc GIS next year. I've had experience with the staff and the facilities and they are very well regarded. Check out http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departme...ht-masters/gis
A mate of mine who is a GIS Lecturer. not at any of those though, said Kingston is better, you will find getting a job after that most will have a degree from Kingston and they had a lecturer who took a good job with ESRI because of his skills. He also said that they use the latest software as they are an ESRI Center so they get the newest things.
From what my mate has said, it is an ESRI Center, which is one of the leading companies. He also said that being accredited to a certain institution is good, but it can limit you in GIS, especially if you want to go international.