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Master Programme in Geomatics 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 about the GIS/GPS technologies. The Master in Geomatics aim to help address challenges in the environment and the society. The preparation and production 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 connects to Sustainable Cities and Communities, Life on Land and Climate Action.

A growing job market

The job market is very promising and the forecast say it will stay so the coming years. After the program you can work in private companies, government agencies to do with environments, city planning and disaster management. You could also find jobs in universities with geography, spatial planning and urban environments programs.

The program is for 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.

Application information


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.


Form of study
Application *

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


Programme Director

Nancy Joy Lim

Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)