Masters Degree In Geographic Information Systems
School: Faculty of Science - GIS Centre
University: Lund University
University Website: http://luma.gis.lu.se/
Lund University GIS Centre offers several programs relating to GIS and geomatics, mainly a Master program in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Their educational services target primarily students, researchers, staff and external clients aiming to strengthen and spread knowledge and usage of Geographic Information Systems. ITI and Lund University GIS Centre formally establish an ongoing collaboration concerning the GIS education systems and facilitate transfer of credits primarily to make it possible for Egyptian ITI students to achieve a masters’ degree at Lund University.
Program Phases & Duration:
Number of Phases: The program is divided into two phases
Duration of Phase I: on-line courses in LU-GIS Centre - 40 ECTS
(Hint: 1.5 ECTS credits are approx. equivalent to 1 week full-time studies)
Location: via distance learning from anywhere.
Duration of Phase II: 30 ECTS
Topics Covered: M.Sc. Dissertation
1. GIS 503 Practical GIS (10 ECTS).
2. GIS 404 Research Methodology (7.5 ECTS).
3. Three Student Choice Courses (7.5*3 ECTS).
4. The Final Thesis (30 ECTS).
ITI and Lund have agreed that some courses are equivalent at both parties. These courses have been omitted from the Master Program in Geographic Information Systems for ITI graduates namely; GIS401 (10 ECTS), GIS502 (10 ECTS), GIS 416 (7.5 ECTS), GIS 417 (7.5 ECTS), GIS 420 (7.5 ECTS) and GIS 425 (7.5 ECTS).
Awarding the Degree
Upon successful completion of the program requirements, students will be awarded: a Master degree in GIS that is equivalent to a degree of Master in Sweden.
Free of charge for all students. But, the tuition fees of the Master Program are subject to change according to the Swedish Government and shall be afforded by the students. The student will bear the travel and living expenses during the presentation and defense of the final thesis in Sweden.
Degree Admission Requirements:
ITI – GIS Platform Graduates.
A Minimum grade of 70% in each module of the diploma program at ITI.
The name of ITI coordinator: Eng. Manar Mahmoud
The Email of ITI coordinator: email@example.com