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Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society, MSc

University of Tartu, Estonia

University of Tartu

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MScFull-time2 yearsSeptemberfind outEUR 6000 per year

About Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society, MSc - at University of Tartu

The master’s programme prepares specialists and experts on spatial data management for various fields of life in public, private, or non-governmental sector. During the studies, the students get acquainted with the spatial processes and phenomena in the contemporary society and environment such as migration, urbanisation, land use and climate change. In data oriented studios and courses, students get skills and know-how how to obtain, manage, analyse, and use data concerning these processes in spatial planning, decision-making, and policy-development.Intensive studio-format combining data management and geography, high-level theoretical courses, the possibility to individually design half of the curriculum together with world class scientific team provides the future alumni a competitive advantage on contemporary job market.

Why study Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society at UT?

  • UT is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world in geography (QS rankings 2020).
  • Learn geography and IT in the age of big data and use this knowledge to analyse environmental and social processes for interdisciplinary decision-making.
  • After graduation, you can work as a spatial data manager, spatial analyst, GIS consulant, urban and regional planner or pursue an academic career.

Notes about fees for this course

Tuition waivers and monthly stipends are available for top-ranked candidates.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in natural or social sciences
  • At least 30 ECTS in the previous level of studies either in geography, geoinformatics, information technology, environmental technology, planning, geology, ecology, biology, environmental physics, economy, sociology, or government and politics
  • English language proficiency

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