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Master Programme in GIS and Applied Geography 60 cr

Can anyone now a day´s imagine any mobile phone without maps and GPS? Over the past decade, GIS or geomatics industry has been steady growing all over the world. The geographic information and maps has become a need in our everyday business and life.

Be a part of the future´s technology

The future needs well trained students with knowledge in both geography and GIS. The Master programme in GIS and Applied Geography aims to help address challenges in the environment and the society. The preparation, production and analysis of spatial data, which are also important learning outcomes of the programmes, are crucial to achieve most of the 17 global development goals.

In particular, the programme is related to the three UN sustainable Development Goals: Sustainable Cities and Communities, Life on Land and Climate Action.

A growing job market

The job market is very promising, and the forecast says it will stay so the coming years. After finishing the programme, you can take career paths in private companies and government agencies that work with environment, city planning and disaster management. You can also have careers in universities within the geography, spatial and urban planning programmes.

The programme is offered to both Swedish and foreign students, and teaching is in English.

Application deadline January 15!

This programme is an international programme with application deadline January 15.

Apply at www.universityadmissions.se.

Although the programme is offered as a distance education, you can still take it as on-campus education, here in Gävle.

Application information

Prerequisites

A completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university.

Major in Geomatics (90 ects) or equivalent (e.g. geography or geology including GIS).

English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course 6.

Application

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Form of study
Time
Application *
Autumn semester 2024
Distance learning
2024 - 2025

Number of participants: 15

Location: Ortsoberoende

Aplication code: HIG-19721

Language: English

Pace: Full-time

Selection: Higher education credit

Autumn semester 2024
Distance learning
2024 - 2025

Number of participants: 15

Location: Ortsoberoende

Aplication code: HIG-19722

Language: English

Pace: Full-time

Selection: Higher education credit

*) The online application at Antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Högskolan i Gävle
www.hig.se
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)