Courses within the program

Programnamn

Study Programme in Land Surveying

Overview of the courses that make up the programme:

Year 1

Year 2

Semester 1
Field Training in Land Surveying 7.5 hp
Field Geomatics, Surveying Technology

Traversing and levelling for control.
Software for surveying.
Detail surveying for mapping, terrain models and setting out.
GPS as an aid for control and detail surveying.

Syllabus
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Semester 2
Digital Photogrammetry 7.5 hp
Field Geomatics, Surveying Technology

The purpose of the course is to give sound knowledge in Digital Photogrammetry. This includes understanding of the function of aerial mapping systems and methods of photogrammetric data processing, for example, block adjustment, automated generation of Digital Elevation Models and digital orthophotos. The course participants acquire good practical skills in the application of Digital Photogrammetry and deeper understanding of image processing routines, which are important for Digital Photogrammetry.

Syllabus
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Semester 2
Geodetic Instruments 7.5 hp
Field Geomatics

The purpose of the course is to give the student sound knowledge of modern geodetic instruments, particularly the use of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS). The course participants acquire good understanding of the function of modern geodetic equipment, of sources of uncertainty in the measurements, and of testing procedures, as well as practical skills in GNSS surveying.

Syllabus
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Year 3

Semester 1
GIS raster/vector 7.5 hp
Field Geography, Geomatics, Surveying Technology, Spatial Planning, Geospatial

The course aims at deepening the understanding of how GIS works, both in theory and in practice. Topics covered include for example methods for data gathering in raster and vector environments, integration and conversions of different spatial data, editing and updating methods, raster and vector analyses, digital elevation modeling as well as graphical presentation of analysis results. Note that the course cannot be credited for if taken parallel with the course GIT in Land Management.

Syllabus
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Semester 1
Terrestrial and Airborne Laser Scanning 7.5 hp
Field Geomatics, Surveying Technology

The purpose of the course is to give sound knowledge of modern terrestrial (TLS) and airborne (ALS) laser scanning technologies, as well as to give practical skills in planning and execution of and in data processing from TLS surveys. The course participants acquire good understanding of the function of TLS and ALS systems, sources of uncertainty in the measurements, and practical skills in using different methods of data processing. A realistic TLS project is run throughout the whole course.

Syllabus
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Semester 1
Remote Sensing and GIS Analysis in Land Management
Field Geography, Geomatics, Surveying Technology, Spatial Planning, Geospatial

The purpose of this course is to give the student training in satellite image interpretation and analysis as well as applying advanced GIS analysis on the results from the satellite image analyses within the field of land management.

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Semester 1
Scientific Theory and Writing 7.5 hp
Field Geography, Building Engineering, Computer Science, Geomatics, Surveying Technology, Applied Geographical Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Spatial Planning, Industrial Economics, Electronics, Energy Systems

The purpose of the course is to prepare the students within the programmes of the Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development for their coming theses. The main focus of the course is on a scientific literature study and on writing a literature review paper.

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Semester 2
Geodetic Reference Systems 7.5 hp
Field Geomatics

The main purpose of this course is to give the student sound knowledge of geodetic reference systems. The course is to a large extent project-based, where the aim is to enhance the students' ability in scientific reporting.

Syllabus
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