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Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems

United Arab Emirates University

18 months
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697 EUR/credit 13940 EUR/year
697 EUR/credit 13940 EUR/year
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About

The Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Master of Science Program at United Arab Emirates University is the first of its kind in the region.

Overview

Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems at United Arab Emirates University is designed to provide you with the theoretical background and practical skills to start or advance your career in remote sensing and GIS. The curriculum has been specifically developed to suit students from diverse academic backgrounds and professional occupations. No prior remote sensing or GIS experience is required to excel in the program. 

Program Objectives

  • Discuss the theoretical background and practical skills for a career in Remote Sensing or GIS.
  • Identify the recent advances in Remote Sensing, GIS and GNSS relating that with scientific research and its role in the society.
  • Apply analytical and spatial thinking skills needed for successful use of remote sensing and GIS in solving spatial problems.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Discuss the theoretical principles of remote sensing and GIS and their role in modeling and solving environmental, urban and social issues.
  • Recognize advanced analysis and interpretation skills needed in remote sensing and GIS.
  • Apply practical remote sensing and GIS procedures for assessing and solving environmental, urban, geologic and societal problems.
  • Communicate remote sensing and GIS related ideas and results both orally and in writing.
  • Develop remote sensing and GIS project management, team work and leadership skills.
  • Produce scientific research related to the applications of remote sensing and GIS.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Remote Sensing
  • Fundamentals of GIS
  • Digital Image Processing in RS
  • Spatial Analysis Using GIS
  • Local & Web Based Services GIS
  • Database Management Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Total credit hours is 30 for theses and 34 for no-theses

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.01

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in all undergraduate work;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; and
  • A score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic exam or equivalent, for all disciplines delivered predominantly in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 697 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    13940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 697 EUR per credit during 18 months.

3000 Fee per Credit Hour (AED) 

Funding

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