Earth Science and Informatics, Bachelor's, 3 years

  • Years3 Years
  • ECTS credits180

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What you Learn

Required Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme the candidate should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The candidate

  • has good knowledge about the basic principles, terms and methods within geology
  • has good knowledge about geomatic theory, tools and methods, as well as processing and analysis of remote sensing data
  • has a good overview of how geology is important for resource management, natural hazards and energy
  • is familiar with how GIS, geomatics and remote sensing data are useful for society, public administration and industry
  • has good knowledge about how programming, data science and machine learning can be used in different societal contexts


The candidate

  • has training in combining the fields of geology, geomatics and informatics towards solving various problems
  • can apply an understanding of geological processes to define and solve problems within Earth science
  • can use GIS-related tools to handle, analyze and visualize geospatial data and remote sensing data
  • is familiar with computer programming and the principles for using programming languages
  • can use programming tools and machine learning algorithms to analyze and visualize GIS-data, towards solving Erath science related questions
  • can present subject matter and results of investigations in oral and written form

General competence

The candidate

  • can find, assess and reference information and subject matter, and present this in such a way that it sheds light on a problem
  • can work both independently and as part of a group
  • can communicate orally and in writing with both experts and non-experts about subject matter in geology, geomatics and informatics
  • can reflect and apply critical thinking, and adjust one¿s own work under tuition
  • can apply ethical thinking and show ethical conduct in relation to problem solving and when referencing and using literature
  • can contribute to innovation and new ways of thinking in the transition to a more sustainable society
  • can conduct field work in accordance with good HSE practice

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