SGEG16 GIS in Social Sciences, 7,5 credits
The course is offered as an interdisciplinary single subject course in Human Geography at the undergraduate level.
The course aims at providing an introduction to the rapidly growing field of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for students interested in applications within social sciences.
The course introduces students to some of the most important theories and practises of GIS, and GIS within social sciences. It also addresses some key conceptual debates and developments in GIS. The practically oriented course consists of exercises in a computer lab environment introducing common analytical methods and tools within GIS. During the course students will be made aware of some of the potential uses of GIS as well as its application within various fields of study.
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