This is a Master´s programme for students who want to learn how to analyse, simulate and present spatial phenomena with use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
The aim of the programme is to offer the student a flexible and complete education in GIS. All the courses offered in this Master´s programme are internet based, which makes it possible for the student to participate in this Master program as long as you have a computer with good internet connection. The course material is presented as text, sound- and video presentations and students and teachers have contact through the internetforum, email or Skype. As a student you have the possibility to choose your own study-pace.
As a LUMA-GIS student you will obtain the basic practical training of how to use the latest GIS software together with the needed theoretical background. You have even the opportunity to learn database methods, cartography and extent your knowledge in GIS-methods within different fields of application.
After finishing the programme you will have the theoretical and practical knowledge for planning, implementation and use of GIS within different application areas. Good knowledge of GIS applications are sought-after within all areas dealing with spatial information within natural sciences, social sciences and civil engineering, within hydrology, agriculture, forestry, environmental issues and within geographical planning on local, regional and national level.
Basic admission requirements and Bachelor´s degree representing 180 higher education credits in scientific or technical subjects. Find out about English language proficiency requirements by following these links.
Master´s Programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis - prerequesites & selection, at Lund University
Master´s level English requirements, at universityadmissions.se
General information on English language requirements in Swedish higher education, at universityadmissions.se
The international application period for next spring semester is open 2012-06-01 to 2012-08-15.
For already admitted program students applying for next semester´s courses and Scandinavian applications, see application deadlines.