View MSc Programs in Geoinformatics in Estonia 2019
Master programs provides the same title for the degree - the Master. Postgraduate studies such as Masters of Science are shortened MSc. The Master of Science in Management program or the Master of Science of Management education are postgraduate programs in common management. This means that students receive an academic education with depth of reflection and abstraction. Masters usually can be classified as Master of Science (MSc) or the popular Master of Arts (MA). The Master of Science (MSc) usually is given for successfully achieving postgraduate programs with a science or technical point of convergence.
An MSc degree in Geoinformatics is concerned with the study of the concepts implemented in the Geographic Information Systems. This knowledge is applied in a variety of areas, including ecology and conservation, agriculture and forestry, planning and zoning, resource management or surveying and mapping.
Estonia is among other things known for its forests (they make up almost half of the territory) and for being the only country in Europe with almost total 4G network coverage. Estonia provides high-level and internationally recognized education, and many universities in the country offer degree programs in English.
The programme prepares specialists on handling and analysing spatial data and developing decision support systems.
Modern life more and more relies on BIG DATA and digitized work processes – geoinformatics helps to manage and analyse contemporary spatial data and make decisions on development and policy. The 2-year master’s programme in Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society prepares highly qualified specialists on handling and analysing spatial data and developing decision support systems for the public, private, and non-governmental sector.
A special emphasis of the programme is put on the development of practical skills of students.
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 fieldwork and data acquisition towards visualising planning solutions.