Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an increasingly sought after skill in industries from agriculture to public health.
This Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Davis, offered in partnership with ArcGIS developer Esri, will teach the skills you need to successfully use GIS software in a professional setting. You will learn how to analyze your spatial data, use cartography techniques to communicate your results in maps, and collaborate with peers in GIS and GIS-dependent fields.
In the final Capstone Project, you will create a professional-quality GIS portfolio piece using a combination of data identification and collection, analytical map development, and spatial analysis techniques.
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- Fundamentals of GIS
- GIS Data Formats, Design and Quality
- Geospatial and Environmental Analysis
- Imagery, Automation, and Applications
- Geospatial Analysis Project
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- 6 months
- 7 hrs/week
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DisciplinesGeography Geology Geographical Information Systems (GIS) View 11 other Short Courses in Geography in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Comfortable using a computer. Experience with data analysis is useful, but not required.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 6 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 6 months.
Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.