SGER44 GIS: Geographical Information System for the Social Sciences, Advanced Applications, 15 credits
The course is offered as an interdisciplinary single subject course in human geography,geographical information systems, on the master’s level.
The course is designed to equip students with a range of advanced knowledge and skills needed to complete a substantive piece of independent, social scientific research in GIS. It will cover key conceptual debates and developments in GIS. The course aims to provide an extensive awareness of theories and practises of GIS. A critical assessment of the principles of GIS will be covered in the theoretical lectures.
The course will provide the participants with a high level of practical skills and experience in the use of high quality hardware and software tools for input, analysis, management, and visualization of geographic information. It will develop a range of transferable skills, with special emphasis on spatial analysis. A combination of lectures, laboratory work and independent work through project work will also ensure a strong relationship between theory and a wide range of possible applications.
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