Master in Geographic Sciences in Spain

Compare Masters Programs in Geographic Sciences in Spain 2017/2018

Geographic Sciences

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Geographic sciences is a discipline that deals with the study of planet Earth and its many features. Students who study this field can learn about the planet and how humans live on it, in addition to the technology used for analyzing data.

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.

Top Master Programs in Geographic Sciences in Spain 2017/2018

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Master's Degree In Geoinformatics (interuniversity)

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The Interuniversity Master's Degree in Geoinformatics by the Universities of Vigo and A Coruña was born as a title of high specialization to train professionals oriented to the market of the geospatial industry. [+]

Best Masters in Geographic Sciences in Spain 2017/2018. Introduction The Interuniversity Master in Geoinformatics By the Universities of Vigo and A Coruña was born as a title of high specialization to train professionals oriented to the market of the geospatial industry. The geospatial industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in recent years due to different applications related to global positioning systems, geographic information systems, mobile devices or satellite remote sensing. The curriculum is designed for students to acquire competencies in the design, implementation and management of spatial databases, definition and execution of geoprocesses, visualization of geographic information and realization of projects with geographic information systems. It also includes optional content designed to intensify student training in geotechnology (remote sensing and sensor networks), or in the field of information technology (development of desktop GIS applications, on the web, or on mobile systems). Why study the degree The objective of the Master in Geoinformatics is to offer a path of professional specialization so that the graduates of degrees that impart knowledge in information technologies and / or knowledge of geotechnology acquire the specific competences of a profession with wide demand in the labor market. In particular: To increase knowledge in information technologies, cartographic and geomatic engineering To know how to analyze the needs of a company in the geospatial field and determine the best technological solution to them To know how to build geospatial databases, apply and develop geoprocesses, and apply technological tools of geovisualization of data On the other... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in territorial analysis and management: planning, governance, and territorial leadership - 3rd Edition

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

The objective of this interuniversity master's degree (Universidad de Granada and Universitat Rovira i Virgili) is to provide multidisciplinary training for professionals and researchers in all areas of territorial organisation, planning and management. [+]

Overview The objective of this interuniversity master's degree (Universidad de Granada and Universitat Rovira i Virgili) is to provide multidisciplinary training for professionals and researchers in all areas of territorial organisation, planning and management. This allows students to achieve other aims which enable them to: Achieve skills and knowledge to exercise leadership to face regional challenges and promote sustainable development. Specializing in strategic planning (local development projects, urban planning and mobility), as well as the prospective analysis of scenarios. Training in GIS, digital mapping and spatial analysis techniques applied to fields such as landscape prospective planning, network analysis, geo-marketing, etc. Qualify for integration in public administration and private business. It also provides guidance on the preparation for future students to research Duration 60 ECTS - 1 year Teaching mode Blended Places 30 Timetable It is a blended programme. There are oline sessions and face-to-face sessions. The timetable for the face-to-face sessions are from Monday to Thursday (February-April) External practicals Optional but recommended for the professional track Course language Spanish Collaborating institutions Port of Tarragona, DOW Participating universities Universidad de Granada Universitat Rovira i Virgili Faculty Faculty of Tourism and Geography Linked to doctoral degree in Tourism and leisure Start and finish dates of teaching Classes start in October and finish in June (online period October-December, face-to-face period January to June). Exam sessions for the Final Master's Degree Project There is only one exam session, in June, for the Final Master's Degree Project, although students may request to an exam session... [-]

Official Master - Remote Sensing And Geographic Information Systems

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The objective of this master is to provide solid scientific training in techniques of Earth observation, and the generation and analysis of information for the study of the territory and the management of their resources through GIS. It is a 60 ECTS Master is structured in 4 compulsory modules, an optional module for advanced training (to choose between two possible) and finally Work Master's Thesis. All classes are conducted with computer. The course is complemented by practical tutoring sessions, seminars and possible visits to organizations in the sector. [+]

Best Masters in Geographic Sciences in Spain 2017/2018. Remote sensing techniques and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are essential to study the Earth and manage its resources. This central role is not only present in the academic world but we perceive it in multiple fields. Indeed, we found signs of increased presence and interest in areas such as the (new and improved satellite Earth observation, aerial vehicles or UAVs, European boost to GPS systems like Galileo, etc.) tools, geographic information (the success of Google Earth or Google Maps, the quality excellent ICC mapping, etc.), its metadata (increased presence and consolidation of standards), cataloging Special data Infrastructures (IDEC, IDEE, etc.) or software (such as the current gratuity of Miramon programms for administrations and students that has driven the Generalitat de Catalunya and the different alternatives of free software). In this context there is a need for well-trained professionals in these disciplines, who know the basics, but also the latest trends as standardization promoted by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The objective of this master is to provide solid scientific training in techniques of Earth observation, and the generation and analysis of information for the study of the territory and the management of their resources through GIS. It is a 60 ECTS Master is structured in 4 compulsory modules, an optional module for advanced training (to choose between two possible) and finally Work Master's Thesis. All classes are conducted with computer. The course is complemented by practical tutoring sessions, seminars and possible visits... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus)

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Tarragona Barcelona + 1 more

This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeoontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to... [+]

Master in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus) This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeoontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to a specialisation in archaeology. It offers a specialised, career-oriented degree designed to prepare students for research in the field of Quaternary archaeology without neglecting the important demands of society and the labour market. It aims to train students to evaluate and draw up reports on archaeological interventions so that they can work as specialists in the field of archaeology or in the management of archaeological heritage Career opportunities Research in Quaternary archeology and human evolution, with specialisations in the disciplinary branches, including field and rescue archeology, dissemination and museumisation of human evolution and Quaternary archeology, and conservation and restoration of archaeological material of the Pleistocene. Timetable Classes are held in the morning and afternoon/evening from Monday to Friday. The face-to-face part of each subject is concentrated in two weeks. Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish/English Participating universities University of Ferrara (Italy) Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (Portugal) University of Tràs-os-Montes and Alto Douro (Portugal) National Museum of Natural History (Paris, France) FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects Computer Science and Statistics Applied to Archaeology Geology of the Quaternary Prehistory of Asia and Oceania Prehistory in Europe Prehistory in Africa Excavation and Record Methods in Quaternary... [-]

Master's studies in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for Landscape Planning

Universidad Católica de Ávila
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2017 Spain Ávila

M. Sc. in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for Landscape Planning at the Catholic University of Avila and the Moscow State [+]

Best Masters in Geographic Sciences in Spain 2017/2018. M. Sc. in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for Landscape Planning at the Catholic University of Avila and the Moscow State University. The main objective of the International M. Sc. in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for Landscape Planning is to provide students with advanced training in the latest geospatial techniques. The course will present these new technology theories and training in environmental and landscape planning. The Masters will be jointly conducted by the Catholic University of Ávila and Moscow State University, one of the world's most prestigious academic institutions. In this international environment, students will learn the technical basics and the latest trends to be able to join international, interdisciplinary projects of territorial planning, urban management, environment, forest resource management, risk assessment and water resources management. The expert knowledge and use of these tools is now absolutely essential for urban and regional planning, environmental analysis and management, water resources management, to logistics and environmental consulting, civil engineering, meteorology, forestry, oceanography, geophysical exploration, digital image enhancement and applied research. Finally, the International M. Sc. in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for Landscape Planning also seeks to give the opportunity to students who wish to enter higher education doctorate. Requirements We welcome applications from motivated students that hold a bachelor degree comprising of the following subjects/educational areas: - Environmental Sciences - Forestry - Agronomy - Biology - Spatial Planning - Geography - Geology - Water and Infrastructure Engineering* - Surveying... [-]

Doctorate In Oceanography

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Spain Las Palmas

Centre: Faculty of Marine Sciences Qualifications: Ph.D. in Oceanography. Type: Doctorate. Rama Sciences. ECTS Credit Hours: 25 [+]

PhD in Oceanography

Faculty of Marine Sciences

Qualifications: PhD in Oceanography

Type: Ph.D.

Branch: Science

ECTS Credit Hours: 25

Degree of presence: 40%

Total credits: 60

 

 

Curriculum

ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective I RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective II RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective III RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective IV RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective V RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective VI RESEARCH WORK ACCREDITATION OF THE STAGE OF RESEARCH Compulsory MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO I Elective MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH II Elective OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH III Optional OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO Elective IV MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO OF V Optional MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH VI Optional OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective I RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective II RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective III RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective IV RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective V RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective VI RESEARCH WORK BREATHING... [-]

Master's Degree In Cultural Heritage

Carlos III University of Madrid
Campus Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona + 1 more

This Master's Degree in Cultural Heritage aims to contemplate new ways these historical materials of different type and origin, from a perspective that allows their joint consideration. [+]

Master in Cultural Heritage (Spanish)

 

In the present retain traces of a cultural past without whose understanding we can hardly understand our current way of life, our beliefs and our customs. That past is apparent in the landscape and regional planning, the structure and architecture of the cities, in thinking, the way of speaking or artistic expressions of various kinds. It is a heritage that should be investigated but that experience tells us, it can also be exploited and disseminated.

Thanks to the past legacy in the form of significant organizations, municipalities get substantial revenue from visitors who come to know him better and enjoy it, of the various aids for preservation and dissemination, as well as the prestige that reach the localities under its ability to maintain and use.... [-]