Course syllabus

Geografisk informationsteknik - avancerad kurs
Geographic Information Technology - Advanced Course

EXTG25, 15 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED L
Date of Decision: 2020-03-27

General Information

Main field: Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation.
Elective for: MKAT2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aim of the course is to give advanced theoretical and practical knowledge within spatial analysis and geographic information processing.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course contains a number of parts that are based on advanced use of existing software for database development, analysis and presentation of geographic information. The student develops the ability to structure and solve complex problems.

The course consists of the following parts:

Course design
The course is a distance course and is distributed on the Internet, with a study pace of 50% over 2 study periods.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Examination takes place through approval of written assignments during the course.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
Selection: Students at the Masterprogram Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation are guaranteed admission.
The course overlaps following course/s: NGEA12, GISA22, EXTG35

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course administrator: Karin Larsson,
Course coordinator: Abdulghani Hasan,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is only given within the Master Programme in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation.