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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) - Introduction

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: NGN180
Autumn 2020
50% Distance
Period: 31 August 2020 - 2 November 2020
Autumn 2020
25% Distance
Period: 31 August 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This is a web-based course introducing Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The course consists of recorded lectures and practical GIS exercises using open source GIS software such as QGIS. After the course you will have theoretical knowledge about the concept of GIS and basic practical skills in the application of GIS techniques and tools which can be used in a wide range of research fields and topics.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entrance requirements

Selection: Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %)

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

This course can be taken as an elective course and can be run either in English or Swedish.

Information about the schedule & course literature will be available on Canvas.

Registration: Admitted students will receive an email with registration instructions approximately one week before the course starts. 

 Reregistration, progam questions, remaining questions:


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Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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