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Geomatics

University of Gävle

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
10970 EUR/year
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About

This postgraduate programme in Geomatics from the University of Gävle is a one-year programme and requires an undergraduate programme in geomatics, or equivalent, as prerequisite for admission.

Overview

This postgraduate programme in Geomatics from University of Gävle is a one-year programme and requires an undergraduate programme in geomatics, or equivalent, as prerequisite for admission. We, at the division of geomatics of University of Gävle, are one of the few best among all science and engineering subjects following the recent national higher education evaluation conducted by the Swedish higher education authority!

Learning outcomes

The past two decades have witnessed significant advances of geographic information technologies (GIT) involving GPS, remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS), and increasing booming of their applications in geosciences and social sciences alike. The most tangible showcases of GIT familiar to the Nordic people are Eniro Kartor and hitta.se, with which we can find places or planning a travel going from location A to B. Similar free services are provided by Google Maps and various others. These technologies have another name to refer to, so called geographic information services, i.e. the use of GIT and geographic information for serving the public in their daily lives and businesses.

After the studies

You would be able to work at various governmental agencies e.g., national mapping agency or other agencies that need geography and geomatics related skills, universities mainly for research or teaching, and private sectors as a geo-analyst or consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Studies on Advanced Level in Geospatial Information Science
  • GIS Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Thematic and Web Cartography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Spatial Databases and SDI
  • Spatial Analysis for Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university.
  • English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10970 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10970 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

116000 SEK

Funding

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