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Boost your career and make your data work for you

Geographical Information Sciences (UNIGIS)

Unlock the potential of GIS to give your data more power. If you want to get more out of your (spatial) data and share your findings with greater impact, this is the Master’s programme for you.

Master Geographical Information Sciences at a glance:

  • Start: September 2023
  • Duration: 3 years (part-time) -
  • ECTS: 60
  • Tuition fee for 2023-2024: €3.647,5. Fee is indexed each year.
  • Degree: MSc in Geographical Information Sciences from VU Amsterdam
  • Type: fully online

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What you’ll gain out of this Master programme in UNIGIS

  • Geographical Information Sciences (GIS) will show you how to turn data into powerful knowledge. 
  • You’ll be able to better analyse data, and visualise your findings in stunning, informative maps.
  • From urban planning to effective marketing,  tracking a pandemic to advising about effective green energy strategies, you’ll gain the skills to take data analysis to new heights.
  • Skilled GIS professionals will teach you how to make impactful maps, using the latest technology and methods. Then, you’ll use the information to clearly communicate your work and create impact.

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Other options in UNIGIS education

Beside the full master programme, it is also possible to opt for a one- or two-year programme. Would you like to find out more about these options? Please contact us.

Discover your Geographical Information Sciences programme

During this programme, you’ll uncover how GIS enables smarter decision-making for businesses, governments and the world. Whether you work in marketing, city planning, green energy, healthcare or elsewhere, this Master’s in GIS can help you perform better.

You will gain the necessary skills to combine and analyse spatial data and learn the newest methods, systems and technologies to effectively visualise and communicate with maps.

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