Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
The student is able to select appropriate software tools and utilize them in order to implement geospatial software systems. The student has a functional understanding of how to work as part of a small software development project. The student is able to apply good software development practice to solving geospatial problems and implement spatial software services. The student is able to analyse the suitability of geospatial software and GIS to solving a given problem.
Schedule: 04.03.2021 - 04.06.2021
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Jussi Nikander
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jussi Nikander
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
GIS application development as a project. Software engineering approaches and methods. Advanced programming in GIS. Geographical data base management systems and GIS architectures. Spatial data privacy and security issues.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Project work and portfolio
Lectures and self-study (48), project work (80)
Lecture notes and additional literature
GIS-E1070 Theories and techniques in GIS
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
13 Climate Action
15 Life on Land
- Opettaja: Jussi Nikander