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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) - Introduction

Course
NGN180
Bachelor’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-31401
Tuition
Full education cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees


Summary

A 100% web-based introductory course to GIS. The course contains assignments that introduce open source GIS (QGIS) as well as knowledge in GIS theory.

This course is simultaneously offered in English or in Swedish.

About

This is a web-based course introducing Geographic Information Systems
(GIS). The course consists of recorded lectures and practical GIS
exercises using open source GIS software such as QGIS. After the course
you will have theoretical knowledge about the concept of GIS and basic
practical skills in the application of GIS techniques and tools which
can be used in a wide range of research fields and topics.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

General entrance requirements

Selection

Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %).

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %).

After graduation

After completing of the NGN180 GIS course one can continue via distance with NGN190 GIS II and/or NGN235 Introduction to remote sensing.