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Geographical Information Science

Lund University

24 months
Duration
11179 EUR/year
Free
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About

This 2 year Master of Geographical Information Science programme from Lund University is an Internet-based distance learning programme in analysing and modelling spatial phenomena using GIS (Geographical Information Science). The aim is to offer you a flexible and comprehensive training in GIS.

Overview

In the Master of Geographical Information Science programme from Lund University, all courses are provided over the Internet, including text, audio and video lectures, email contact, forums and Skype correspondence with specialised academic staff. 

You can adopt the learning methods that work best for you and choose your own pace of study. The course offers hands-on training using up-to-date software and affords the opportunity to achieve deep theoretical understanding of spatial phenomena and the basics of GIS, database management, cartography and advanced knowledge of GIS methodologies.

Career Prospects

After completing the programme you will have gained theoretical and practical knowledge about the planning, implementation and handling of GIS within diverse disciplines. These skills are highly useful within all areas concerned with spatial phenomena, such as natural and social sciences, medicine, engineering, hydrology, agriculture, forestry, defence, global change and in spatial planning of local, regional and national systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • GIS
  • Remote Sensing
  • Natural Resource Management
  • GIS and Statistics
  • GIS and Tourism
  • Ecosystem Modelling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester and early June to 15 August for studies starting in the spring semester (January)

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree of at least 180 credits or the equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to English 6/B from Swedish upper-secondary school.
  • Based on grades awarded for previous academic courses, a statement of purpose for the application including how the applicant believes they meet the admission requirements for the programme, and professional qualifications and/or other practical experience of relevance to the study programme (from the applicant s Summary sheet ).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11179 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22359 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 230 000

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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