M.Sc. Geomatics

Lund University

Application deadline: January 15
Tuition fee:
  • Free (EEA)
  • € 15,280 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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This programme aims to provide knowledge in spatial analysis for environmental applications. It includes studies in geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing and physical geography. Models and theories for understanding the Earth´s climate and ecosystems are integrated with knowledge for collecting environmental information using remote sensing, storing the information in databases and theories behind GIS.

Career prospectsGraduates from the programme will be able to work as GIS and environmental specialists in public and private organisations. The programme is also suited for students interested in research careers.

Contents

Geographical Information Systems 1 (15 ECTS) or Climate Change & Impact on Environment (15 ECTS), Geographical Information Systems 2 (15 ECTS) or Global Ecosystem Dynamics (15 ECTS), Spatial Analysis (7.5 ECTS), Internet GIS (7.5
ECTS), Satellite Remote Sensing (15 ECTS), Climate Change & Impact on Environment (15 ECTS) or Greenhouse Gases & Carbon Cycle (15 ECTS), Algorithms and GIS (7.5 ECTS), Geographical Databases (7.5 ECTS), Masters degree project (30 ECTS).

Requirements

Admission requirementsA first-cycle degree in Science or Engineering of at least 180 higher education credits is required. Examples of relevant scientific first-cycle degrees are Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography, Mathematics or Computer Science. From technical colleges, specialisations in land surveying, community planning, civil engineering, ecosystems analysis or similar are relevant. English 6/English Course B.

Selection criteria

Based on previous university/college studies and other merits such as letters of recommendation and statement of purpose.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 575
TOEFL iBT® test: 90

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