Geographical Information Systems, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 23517
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
Online
This 2 year Geographical Information Systems Master´s programme at 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. All courses are provided over the Internet, including text, audio and video lectures, email contact, forums and Skype correspondence with specialised academic staff.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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 Geographical Information Systems Master´s programme at Lund University 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

The aim of the programme is to offer the student a flexible and complete education in GIS. All the courses offered in this Master´s programme are internet based. The course material is presented as text, sound- and video presentations and students and teachers have contact through the internetforum, email or Skype. As a student you have the possibility to choose your own study-pace (100%,50% or 25%).

As an iGEON student you will obtain the basic practical training of how to use the latest GIS software together with the needed theoretical background. You have the opportunity to learn database methods, cartography and extend your knowledge in GIS-methods within different fields of application.

After finishing the programme you will have the theoretical and practical knowledge for planning, implementing and using GIS within different application areas. Good knowledge of GIS applications are sought-after within all areas dealing with spatial information within:

  • natural sciences
  • social sciences and civil engineering
  • within hydrology
  • agriculture
  • forestry
  • environmental issues, and
  • within geographical planning on local, regional and national level

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Partnership
    Joint
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Structure
    Fully structured
  • Student interaction
    Online group works/assignments
  • Attendance
    Exams and graduation only
  • Teacher support
    Continuous support with feedback on request

Academic Requirements

  • A Bachelor´s degree, 180 ECTS.
  • English 6/English Course B.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 23517 International
  • Free EEA

SEK 230 000

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