The use of Geographical information systems (GIS) increase in today’s Society. On this course you will learn to use GIS and quantitative methods in a social science setting. Several advanced analysis and sources will be used, i.a. satellite images, aerial photos, vector and raster data and attribute data.

Course facts

Course coordinator: Anders Wästfelt.
Course code: KG7227.
Cycle: Second Cycle.
Main field of study: Human Geography.
Language of instruction: English.
Pace percentage: 100%.
Course start: Spring Semester. 
Semester period: A–B.
Module sharing: No.
Special eligibility requirements: Bachelor degree, basic knowledge in GIS comprising at least 15 HECs and English B, or equivalent.
Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 270).
Application: See the University course and programme database.

Detailed information, including grading criteria, is presented at the course and module introductions and via the collaboration and learning environment Mondo. Course syllabus, required reading and timetable will be available below.