A course for a professional career and research
On completion of the course you will be a sought- after candidate for highly qualified positions within both the private sector and public organisations. You will also be well prepared for further research either within our own post-graduate studies in geospatial information science or at other universities that offer GIS-related doctoral studies.
Develop and deepen your understanding
The qualifications needed for the programme are a BSc or its equivalent; including a course with at least 60 credits in a relevant subject e.g. GIS, geodetic measurement, geography, production and development of software, civil engineering and urban development. Building on your previous experience you will be able to broaden and deepen your geospatial knowledge and skills.
A growing labour market
After the course you will be able to find employment in both the private and public sectors, particularly within fields such as the environment, urban planning or disaster management.
You can also work or research at an institute of higher education within the fields of, for example, geography, geomatics , urban planning, spatial planning and urban-development programmes. Examples of suitable jobs include GIS application developers, GIS analysts, 3D geovisualization experts, scenario planners and remote sensing experts.
The programme is for both Swedish and foreign students and teaching is in English.