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UNIGIS professional

University of Salzburg

12 months
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5400 EUR/year
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UNIGIS professional is a 1-year Certificate program for GIS at the University of Salzburg. It provides application-oriented knowledge of Geoinformatics to develop innovative solutions based on relevant concepts and methods.

Overview

UNIGIS professional is a 1-year Certificate program for GIS. It provides application-oriented knowledge of Geoinformatics to develop innovative solutions based on relevant concepts and methods.

Key facts:

  • The program is open to applicants, who have successfully passed their final school exams (A-level, matriculation, Abitur) and thus are allowed to study at a university. Typically, UNIGIS students work in a spatial or IT domain and have some professional experience with GIS or spatial data handling.
  • Graduates receive an Academic Certificate for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the University of Salzburg, Austria.

Accreditation

UNIGIS Salzburg is accredited by the national accreditation agency AQ Austria. The 1-year program UNIGIS professional was certified to meet level 6 of the European Qualification Framework (EQF 6) standard of European Master programs in Higher Education.

Programme Structure

The program consits of seven core modules (6 ECTS credits each) and the Elective Subjects (18 ECTS) that provide ample room for individual specialisation. Altogether, the program covers 60 ECTS, which corresponds to one academic year.

Audience

Persons aspiring to acquire methodological and application-specific or technology-oriented knowledge, expertise and skills in Geoinformatics. This University distance learning program is suitable for those already engaged in GIS related jobs and/or those who have some background in a spatial discipline.

Lecturers

The program is taught by the faculty of the Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS, supplemented by experts from industry for elective subjects.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The program starts twice a year, 1 March and 1 October.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

Online
  • Semi-structured
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The applicant must be eligible to study at a university. An Austrian school leaving exam (Matura) or equivalent qualifications (A-level, matriculation, Abitur, etc.) are accepted.

Work experience

Some professional experience in a spatial domain or the IT field is required.

Technological requirements

Students need an adequate computer, a headset and a webcam and broadband internet connection.

Tuition Fee

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    5400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5400 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

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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