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Geographical Information Systems

Lund University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
10982 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

This 2 year Master of Geographical Information Systems 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 Systems 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
  • Carbon and Climate
  • GIS and Tourism
  • Ecosystem Modelling

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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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

  • International

    10982 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21965 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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