Geographic Information Systems, 7.5 ECTS

First level

Facts

Study pace 25%
Study time Daytime
Study form IT-distance
Language English

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Special eligibility requirements
Competence equivalent to Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology 30 ECTS credits (GE2011), Tellus III 7.5 ECTS credits (GG4034) or Geography III 30 ECTS credits (GE5001).

Description

The course is a basic course in GIS as a distance course. The goal is to teach the basics of data management and data analysis in the program ArcMap version 10.2 or later. Structure of the course is to perform a number of exercises and report the …

The course is a basic course in GIS as a distance course. The goal is to teach the basics of data management and data analysis in the program ArcMap version 10.2 or later. Structure of the course is to perform a number of exercises and report the results of these exercises in a brief report of all the logical steps of the exercise and the result obtained as described in the text including illustrative images. Examples of methods are: choropleth mapping, digitize polygons, import of GPS data, terrain analysis, georeferencing, interpolation, analysis of lidar data (point cloud), proximity analyzes and transformations between different coordinate systems. A textbook is used as theoretical support for methods and analyzes.

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Area of interests: Information only in Swedish

Information only in Swedish

Subject

Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences

Course events

Autumn 2016

Study pace 25 %
Study time Daytime
Study form IT-distance
Language English.

Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 225).

Start period: Period 1 - starts during the first half of the semester

Location: Stockholm

Number of on campus meetings: 1

Further information on the education:
http://www.natgeo.su.se/utbildning/alla-utbildningar/kurser/distansutbildning

Additional information: Application deadline 18 April.

Tuition fee

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
First instalment: 17500 SEK
Total course/programme fee: 17500 SEK

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
Appl.code: SU-58169

Autumn 2017

Study pace 25 %
Study time Daytime
Study form IT-distance
Language English.

Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 225).

Start period: Period 1 - starts during the first half of the semester

Location: Stockholm

Number of on campus meetings: 1

Further information on the education:
http://www.natgeo.su.se/utbildning/alla-utbildningar/kurser/distansutbildning/geografiska-informationssystem-7-5-hp-1.260185

Additional information: Application deadline 18 April.

Tuition fee

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
First instalment: 17500 SEK
Total course/programme fee: 17500 SEK

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
Appl.code: SU-58291

Spring 2018

Study pace 25 %
Study time Daytime
Study form IT-distance
Language English.

Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 225).

Start period: Period 1 - starts during the first half of the semester

Location: Stockholm

Number of on campus meetings: 1

Further information on the education:
http://www.natgeo.su.se/utbildning/alla-utbildningar/kurser/distansutbildning/geografiska-informationssystem-7-5-hp-1.260185

Tuition fee

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
First instalment: 17500 SEK
Total course/programme fee: 17500 SEK

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
Appl.code: SU-58375