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Geoinformatics

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English
Duration
18 months
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Enschede

Program description

If your interest goes beyond existing technology and you want to know and influence what lies behind it, as well as research and design cutting-edge solutions, this course is for you.

Geographical and earth sciences are relying increasingly on digital spatial data acquired from remotely sensed images, analysed by geographical information systems (GIS), distributed through complex infrastructures, and visualized on the computer screen or on paper by an ever-increasing variety of users. The technologies supporting these processes form the core of geoinformatics. Technological skills alone, however, are not sufficient for organizations involved in the production and management of such geo-information.

Owing to the rapid changes and developments in geo-information acquisition, analysis and dissemination, these organizations require scientific staff that can keep pace with and validate the relevancy of such developments, design new systems and infrastructures, and explore new-edge technology for efficient and effective implementation.

Subjects
Common concepts and theory of Geoinformatics technology; e.g. computer science, Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cartographic Visualization & Geo-information Management, MSc Research work.

Objectives
To achieve critical understanding and competence in the development of systems for the acquisition, processing, transformation, extraction, storage, presentation and/or use of geo-information.

About the University of Twente

The University of Twente focuses on the development of technology and its impact on people and society. It offers bachelor, master and postgraduate programs in the field of Technology, Behavioral and Social Sciences. University of Twente students are always encouraged to look beyond the boundaries of their own field and establish links with other disciplines.

High tech, human touch. This is what characterizes the University of Twente. Some 3,300 scientists and other professionals working together on cutting-edge research, innovations with real-world relevance and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students. The enterprising university encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and is a partner of Knowledge Park Twente.

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Admission requirements

Previous education

BSc degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study.

Professional experience

Preferably working experience in a field related to Geoinformatics.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 6.0, TOEFL computer based: 213, TOEFL internet based: 80, TOEFL paper based: 550, CAE: C1, CPE: C2

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