Geoinformatics structure

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GEOINFORMATICS: FIRST YEAR STUDIES

You begin your studies with course package 1 (25 credits). During the first year you deepen your knowledge in methods and some special field of geoinformatics, and begin to plan your thesis. Your optional studies (35 credits) may include courses from geography programme or suitable studies from other programmes (discuss those with your personal study plan supervisor).

COURSE CODE COMPULSORY ADVANCED STUDIES: COURSE PACKAGE 1 25 CREDITS
GEOG-G301 Introduction to advanced geoinformatics 5 cr
GEOG-G302 Remote sensing I   5 cr
GEOG-G303 GIS project work 5 cr
GEOG-G304 Advanced literature in geoinformatics 5 cr
GEOG-G305 M.Sc. thesis literature in geoinformatics 5 cr

OPTIONAL STUDIES, GEOGRAPHY COURSES

  • GEOG-311 Species distribution modelling
  • GEOG-312 Spatial terrestrial research
  • GEOG-313 Advanced research seminar in physical geography
  • GEOG-314 Optional advanced literature in physical geography
  • GEOG-315 Optional advanced literature in physical geography
  • GEOG-316 Transnational spaces of planning and politics
  • GEOG-317 Political geographies of Europeanization
  • GEOG-318 Book club in urban geography, spatial planning and human geography
  • GEOG-319 Geography of health
  • GEOG-320 Recent advances in urban geography
  • GEOG-321 Schools, education and advanced urban population dynamics
  • GEOG-322 Remote sensing 2
  • GEOG-323 Open GIS and spatial data infrastructures
  • GEOG-324 Imaging spectroscopy
  • GEOG-325 Applied spatial statistics and urban modelling
  • GEOG-326 Quantitative methods for sustainable land use planning (QMSLUP) I: Accessibility and mobility analyses
  • GEOG-327 QMSLUP II: Conservation planning
  • GEOG-328 Topical issues in geography
  • GEOG-329 Automating GIS-processes
  • GEOG-330 Taita field course
  • GEOG-331 Climate change and rural development
  • GEOG-332 Harvest of wild resources
  • GEOG-333 Land change science
  • GEOG-387 M. Sc. thesis field work
  • GEOG-405 Practical training
  • GEOG-406 GIS in society

GEOINFORMATICS: SECOND YEAR STUDIES

Your second year starts with an advanced seminar and continues with thesis. It is highly recommended that your optional studies (25 credits) support your thesis work.

COURSE CODE COMPULSORY ADVANCED STUDIES: COURSE PACKAGE 2 35 CREDITS
GEOG-G388 Advanced seminar in geoinformatics 5 cr
GEOG-G389 M.Sc. thesis 30 cr