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Geographical Information Management and Applications

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
15575 EUR/year
2060 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Geographical Information Management and Applications Master’s programme offered by University of Twente (UT) focuses on the management and application of geographical information from a scientific perspective. 

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Overview

The Geographical Information Management and Applications Master’s programme delivered by the University of Twente (UT)  offers more than advanced use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) for a variety of applications: it also covers the management of geo-information and spatial data infrastructures in organizations and management styles.

Since the start of the programme, GIMA has become one of the most popular and well evaluated master programs on geo-information applications and management in the Netherlands and our community keeps growing.

Careers

The MSc GIMA programme aims at educating students to become;

  • all-round managers of geo-information and/or
  • all-round geo-information researcher and/or
  • all-round geo-information application specialists.

It is our experience that our students find jobs very fast upon completion of the program. All-round geo-information managers, -researchers and -application specialists are in high demand in many different fields of application and the number of experts in this field is scarce, adding to the career opportunities for our graduates. A recent survey among our alumni from the last 5 years shows that 84% started their careers within 2 months after obtaining their GIMA degree.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Methods and techniques
  • Project management
  • Basic applications
  • Advanced methods and techniques
  • Management in organisations
  • Advanced applications

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
93 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

You are eligible to be admitted to the GIMA program, if you have:

  • already obtained a Dutch or foreign university Bachelor degree or equivalent in a discipline related to geo-information, geography or geographic information management and applications
  • academic and research skills on par with those expected at the level of a university Bachelor degree
  • basic computer skills
  • English language proficiency (as GIMA is a complete English language program).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15575 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15575 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Part-time tuition fee is €1,831 per year.

Funding

GIMA does not offer its own scholarships, nor do we have scholarship agreements.

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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