M.Sc. On Campus

Geographic Information Systems

University of Silesia in Katowice

24 months
301 EUR/year
301 EUR/year
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The master's degree study (4 semesters) in the area of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from University of Silesia in Katowice is intended for students who wish to develop their geographical knowledge based on working in the GIS environment. 

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The Geographic Information Systems curriculum at University of Silesia in Katowice includes general and introductory courses offering both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. 

Key Features

  • Specialized courses include: cartography and geodesy, geoinformation, satellite navigation, web and mobile GIS, satellite and aerial remote sensing, services in the area of unmanned aerial vehicles, terrestrial laser scanning, database management systems, GIS programming and modelling as well as courses covering quantitative and qualitative analyses and applications of GIS in environmental studies and spatial planning.

Programme Structure

  • Every student is required to submit a master's degree thesis.
  • Studies in the area of GIS prepare the graduate for employment in local and central  administration, spatial planning and landscape architecture, environmental protection units, crisis management centres,  business environment companies, geodesy and cartographic enterprises and research institutions.

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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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

  • Admission to studies may be applied to students with a Bachelor's, Engineer's or Master's degree in geography or related disciplines and with a knowledge of English at a level of at least B2.
  • In the case of candidates from other fields of study (related disciplines), the decision on admission to the recruitment procedure is made by the recruitment committee on the basis of an analysis of the obtained learning outcomes and the program of completed studies.
  • Recruitment  is based on the assessment of the required documents submitted by the candidate (after prior registration in the Internet Candidate Registration system).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    301 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 602 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    301 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 602 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • 2750 PLN


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