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Introduction to Geoinformatics (ITC)(SC)

Degree type
certificate
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
12 weeks
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Research University
City
Enschede

Program description

This course is designed for staff who recognize the need for a wider understanding and awareness of the entire geo-information production line to improve efficiency and productivity.

Modern geo-information processing organizations aim to excel in domains ranging from spatial data capture, handling and analysing to geo-visualization. Owing to the rising demand for geo-information products, these organizations must work professionally and efficiently to satisfy client demands. Consequently, the requirement for staff to have proper understanding of the entire geo-information production line is of growing significance.

This course provides the basic theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience required to perceive the synergy within this multidisciplinary production environment. It will foster improved mutual understanding, collaboration, and the effective exchange of geo-information between the domains, leading to higher-quality output.

This course is designed for staff of geo-information production organizations and companies who are working in the domains of geodata acquisition, handling, analysing and/or visualization, and recognize the need for a wider understanding and awareness of the entire geo-information production line to improve efficiency.

Objectives
To equip the participant with conceptual and practical knowledge of Geoinformatics. The course focuses on elementary aspects of Data Acquisition, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography.

Instruction modes
Lectures, practical exercises, project.

Curriculum
Data acquisition, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) principles, Cartographic output. A project on photogrammetry/RS or GIS or cartography.

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

University entrance level in mathematics for all options.

Professional experience

Several years of work experience in relevant field is recommended.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 5.5, TOEFL computer based: 173, TOEFL internet based: 61, TOEFL paper based: 500, CAE: C1, CPE: C2

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