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Python Programming in GIS


The is an online course.

Course content

This course both deals with basic Python programming, and how Python programming can be linked to, and used in, a geographical information system. After introduction and basic Python programming the student learns to program and visualize vector- as well as raster-based examples in a GIS environment. Many different components in Python programming, from input, via algorithm programming, to debugging, are discussed within the course.


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Course facts

Level: Advanced
Credits: 5 ECTS
Period: Spring and fall
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: General admission requirements and 90 ECTS, including 30 ECTS in GIS, equivalent to GISA21 and GISA22
Technical prerequisites: PC with Windows 7 or better; Internet connection

Course syllabus (pdf, 221 kb, new window)

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