Geographic Information Systems analysis
7.5 ECTS credits
Instruction is in the form of lectures and lab work. The course requires previous knowledge and skills in using GIS software, primarily ArcGIS. The course includes analysis and design using GIS software and students are shown various applications of the methods. Much of the lab work consists of data preparation before various analyses are carried out. Forms of analysis covered in the course include: network analysis, spatial analysis, and 3D visualisation, such as accessibility across a roadnet or the importance of topography for different natural processes. Students seek, read and summarise academic articles.
Progressive specialisation: G2F (has at least 60 credits in first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: General admission requirements and attended courses of 90 ECTS credits for the Surveying Technology and Geographical IT engineering programme with 60 ECTS credits completed, including the following courses: Geographic Information Systems II, 7.5 ECTS cr and Raster GIS, 7.5 ECTS cr, or equivalent.
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Geographic Information Systems Engineering (studied during year 3)
- Engineering: Surveying Technology and Geographical IT (studied during year 3)