Qualification awarded: Master of Earth Sciences
Entry year: 2020
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 1.5 years
Institute: Institute of Geodesy
Number of credits: 90 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 7 (Second cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 7)
Field(s) of study: Natural sciences
Gained competence: - demonstrating the knowledge and understanding of scientific and mathematical principles that underlie cartography; - ability to demonstrate knowledge in professionally oriented disciplines of specialty; - demonstrate the knowledge of the current stage and modern technologies in the area of natural sciences of Earth; - knowledge of basic concepts of digital cartography; - knowledge of basic regulatory acts in the field of Earth Sciences; - knowledge of methods and procedure for designing, editing, compiling, updating, preparation for edition and publication of maps; - knowledge of the origin, methods of reflection on topographic and thematic maps, of various toponyms for the preparation of highly skilled professionals in cartography and for further production activities.
- cleverly use information resources in scientific research, using high standards of text analysis; - use the theoretical and practical achievements of human, natural and exact sciences necessary to solve the problem or research; - ability to use cartographic research method; - ability to monitor aimed at ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources and the environment through the use satellite photographing materials; - ability to create thematic maps and atlases; - ability to use computer technology to solve complex problems of information support of geographic information systems (GIS) and create digital mapping materials; - ability to apply knowledge to input, processing and output of graphic and attribute data in GIS, organization and operation of banks and base of map(cartographic) data; - ability to perform an artistic design of maps and atlases on various themes, to apply technical and artistic graphics, colour and chiaroscuro technique in the map design.
- usage of varies methods, including information technology, for effective communication in professional and social levels; - clearly communicate and explicitly explain own conclusions to the experts, not experts and other persons.
Programme director: Holubinka Yuliia, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of KGM
Access to further studies: Obtaining third (educational and scientific / educational and creative) level