New Content 2017/18

From winter semester 2017/18 we will offer new modules and content with a focus on the following six fields of specialization:

  • Geoinformatics: Web processing services and OpenSource GIS
  • Geovisualization: Computer-aided visualization, communication and use of geospatial information
  • Geobusiness: Location-aware spatial analysis based on economic principles
  • Environment: Monitoring and managing our changing natural environment by means of GIS and remote sensing
  • Geodesy: Engineering photogrammetry and geod-esy for automated information extraction
  • Navigation: GNSS/MEMS integrated precise navigation for outdoor and indoor applications

Lectures of the International Geomatics Master Program

1st semester (winter semester)

Required modules

Module GMCM110: GIS & Databases - (5 weekly hr, 5 ECTS)
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) - (3 hr, 3 ECTS)
Databases - (2 hr, 2 ECTS)

Module GMCM120: Object-Oriented & Web Programming - (5 weekly hr, 5 ECTS)
Object-Oriented Programming - (3 hr, 3 ECTS)
Web Programming - (2 hr, 2 ECTS)

Module GMCM130: Language & Academic Writing (6 weekly hr, 5 ECTS)
Language Courses from IfS - (4 hr, 3 ECTS)
Academic Writing - (2 hr, 2 ECTS)

Module GMCM140: Pre-required Electives - (10 weekly hr, 15 ECTS)
see Pre-required Elective courses (5 to be selected)

 

Pre-required elective courses

Course GMCM141: Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCE350)

Course GMCM142: Photogrammetry and Computer Vision - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCE260 & GMCE270)

Course GMCM143: Thematic Cartography - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCE330)

Course GMCM144: 3D Visualization - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCE230)

Course GMCM145: Statistics and Adjustments - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCM146)

Course GMCM146: Advanced Parameter Estimation - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCE260, GMCE270 & GMCE370)

Course GMCM147: Satellite Geodesy - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCE260 & GMCE270)

Course GMCM148: Economics and Marketing - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
(pre-requisite for GMCE240 & GMCE340)

2nd semester (summer semester)

Required modules

Module GMCM210: Software Engineering - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)
Software Engineering - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
Object-Oriented Programming 2 - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)

Module GMCM220: Web Services & Monitoring - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)
Programming for Geomonitoring - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
Web Processing Services - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)

Module GMCM230 to GMCM270: Electives - (12 weekly hr, 18 ECTS)
see Elective modules (3 to be selected)

 

Elective modules

Module GMCE230: Virtual Reality - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

Module GMCE240: Combining Space and Marketing - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

Module GMCE250: Mobile Map Apps in Nature Conservation - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

Module GMCE260: Intelligent Systems and Engineering Geodesy - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

Module GMCE270: Building Information Modelling - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

3rd semester (winter semester)

Required modules

Module GMCM310: Geostatistics - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)
Theory of Geostatistics - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
Application of Geostatistical Methods - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)

Module GMCM320: OpenSource GIS - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)
Introduction to OpenSource GIS - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
Application of OpenSource GIS - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)

Module GMCM330 to GMCM370: Electives - (12 weekly hr, 18 ECTS)
see Elective modules (3 to be selected)

 

Elective modules

Module GMCE330: Space-Time Visualization of Statistical Data - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

Module GMCE340: LBS for Business - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

Module GMCE350: Satellite Image Change Detection - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

Module GMCE360: Physical and Mathematical Geodesy - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)
Physical Geodesy - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)
Mathematical Geodesy - (2 hr, 3 ECTS)

Module GMCE370: Mobile Navigation Technologies and Mobile GIS - (4 weekly hr, 6 ECTS)

4th semester, Master thesis

Master thesis

Module GMCM110: Seminar for Master thesis - (1 month hr, 5 ECTS)

Module GMCM120: Master thesis - (5 months, 22 ECTS)

Module GMCM130: Colloquium for Master thesis (3 ECTS)