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Geographic information systems

GIS in education provides you an expert skill and a competitive advantage on the job market. As an academic subject, GIS can be easily combined with other disciplines.

Analyzing geographic problems

While studying GIS students learn to analyze geographic problems, which can be put into practice and visualized through maps, text and graphics on the web and in print references. GIS can be used as a scientific method, as well as the support and practical application of a theory.

Career prospects

Students who took GIS as a part of their education have found jobs as urban planners, consultants, GIS analysts, researchers, educators, police and defense forces, or manager in the private and public sectors.

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NB! We specialize in GIS for social scientists. If you are interested in GIS for physical geographers, please contact the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science.




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