Master of Science
The UNIGIS Masters of Science (MSc) programme provides an understanding of the conceptual, technical, and organisational aspects of GIScience (GISc). It facilitates career advancement through a postgraduate academic degree. Targeting working professionals, this programme will graduate students qualified as project, team or department leaders.
MSc (GIS) is an in-service online distance learning postgraduate course leading to an academic degree. The programme is designed to be completed in two years with a weekly workload of minimum 12 -15 hours. 120 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) points are awarded for all the coursework with ECTS points defined by the Curriculum.
Upon completion of all components of the course the academic degree Master of Science (Geographic Information Science & Systems) – MSc(GIS) is then awarded by the University of Salzburg.The course is based on a modular structure including compulsory modules, electives, the study phase "Learning Practice and Academic Work" and summer schools.