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Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society 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.
 

  • Combines geography and IT in the age of BIG data.
  • Gives tools to analyse social and natural processes in space for interdisciplinary decision- and policy-making.
  • Teaches the full cycle of spatial data management starting from field work and data acquisition towards visualising planning solutions.

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Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society at University of Tartu: Course Content

The two-years master’s programme "Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society" consists of four equal cycles:¼ - intensive and practical studio format,¼ - specialisation courses and work placement,¼ - elective and optional courses,¼ - master’s thesis.
 

  • intensive and practical studio format (30 ECTS)
  • specialisation courses and work placement (30 ECTS)
  • elective and optional courses (30 ECTS)
  • master’s thesis (30 ECTS)

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Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society at University of Tartu: Career

Modern life relies increasingly on BIG data and digital work processes – geoinformatics helps to manage and analyse historical and real-time spatial data in order to support decision-making and policy development.

 

Successful completion of the master’s programme ‘Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society’ enables employment in all sectors as a spatial data manager, spatial analyst, or GIS consultant for planning and regional policy. The alumni of the Geography master’s programmes with GIS specialisation are working in several local, state, and EU institutions, consultancy companies for planning and environmental management, or in companies that provide location-based analyses and IT-services, or cartographical solutions.

 

The following list of domestic and international companies and institutions shows where many of our alumni with GIS specialisation have found employment:
Regio, ReachU, Positium LBS, CGI, TerraPro, Navionics, Affecto, Telia, Hendrikson&Ko, Estonian Land Board, Estonian Agricultural Registers and Information Board, Environmental Board, Environmental Agency, Estonian Defence Forces, Estonian Weather Service, Met Office, Tartu Observatory, Tartu City Government, Tallinn City Government, ESPON.


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Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society at University of Tartu: Admission

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification
  • Prerequisite courses: at least 30 ECTS (one semester) completed 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 (TOEFL - 75; IELTS - 5.5)
  • Motivation letter

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The application deadline is March 15.


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Institution

University of Tartu


Location: University of Tartu Ülikooli 18
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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Tartu

Field of study

Information Technology & Telecommunications, Science & Mathematics

Degree

Master of Science

Language

English

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Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 2 years

Tuition fees EU: 3740 EUR / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 3740 EUR / year

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Tartu

Field of study

Information Technology & Telecommunications, Science & Mathematics

Degree

Master of Science

Language

English

Start

Application deadline

ask the institution

Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 2 years

Tuition fees EU: 3740 EUR / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 3740 EUR / year

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