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Geographical information system

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course will give you knowledge about geographical information systems, GIS, mainly with applications for environmental issues. The students will learn the main functions in ArcGIS, for example thematic maps, the use of vector and raster files and spatial analysis of different map layers. During the course, the student will get training in how to use different coordinate systems. Digital data from Swedish authorities is used as course material.
 

Application and eligibility

Geographical information system, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 5 November 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 14 January 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

60 ETCS in earth science, or 60 ECTS in biology, chemistry or environmental science and 30 ECTS in earth science, Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-50775

Application

The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK33,750

Total fee

SEK33,750

Contact us

Contactpersons for the course are: Håkan Eriksson, course coordinator

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