Cartography and Map Design, 15 hpFirst level
You learn how a map should be designed to fulfil its purpose. The theoretical part of the course deals with design, typography, colours, layout, generalization, graphic technique and map law. Substantial parts of the course deals with practical exercises and assignments. You should purchase a student license of the drawing software OCAD (75 Euro for 2 years) to perform these exercises, although other software could be used (check with the instructor). After completion of the course you will be able to organise map production and make professional maps, both advanced printed map products and maps as illustrations in scientific reports.
More information can be found on the department's websiteDepartment of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology www.ink.su.se/
Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 225).
Start period: Period 1 - starts during the first half of the semester
Number of on campus meetings: No information
Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland First instalment: 35000 SEK Total course/programme fee: 35000 SEK