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The Fundamentals of GIS offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Davis is part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization.

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Overview

Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS) with this Fundamentals of GIS offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Davis.

In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules: 

  • Week 1: Learn how GIS grew from paper maps to the globally integrated electronic software packages of today. You will install ArcGIS on your computer and learn how to use online help to answer technical questions.
  • Week 2: Open up ArcGIS and explore data using ArcMap. Learn the foundational concepts of GIS, how to analyze data, and make your first map.
  • Week 3: Make your own maps! Symbolize data and create an eye-catching final product. 
  • Week 4: Share your data and maps and learn to store and organize your data.

Take Fundamentals of GIS as a standalone course or as part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization. By completing the first class in the Specialization you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the full program.

Students who need an ArcGIS license will receive a non-commercial, 1 year student license for participation in this course and specialization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Course Introduction and Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • ArcGIS Basics
  • Making Maps With Common Datasets
  • Retrieving and Sharing Data

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • At least 2 years of business skills and familiar with analyzing data.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • National

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 1 months.

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Funding

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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