Geodesy

8.193.00.01 Geodesy
Qualification awarded: Master's degree in geodesy and land management with the specialization: Engineering geodesy
Entry year: 2022
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: Architecture and construction
Specific admission requirements: No
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Nostrification is required if the previous level is obtained in another country, and might be done by Lviv Polytechnic.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: Full implementation of the educational program and master's qualification exam
Characteristics of the educational program: Educational and professional training program is based on the known positions and results of modern scientific research in engineering geodesy, cartography, land and realty rating, GIS, photogrammetry and remote sensing, satellite geodesy, and oriented to the future professional and scientific carrier. Program objective is to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills, sufficient to successfully perform their professional duties specialty 193 " geodesy and land management" with specialization "Engineering geodesy" and prepare students for future employment in the chosen specialty. Provide the knowledge for the professional activities with the possible continuation of the study to get higher level of the qualification skill. Modern laboratories will be used for the proper formation of the educational process at the departments of the Institute of Geodesy. An obligatory research practice should be done in the frame of master’s degree qualification project, according to the specialization, and all students should complete both: practical and theoretical research. The total amount of educational and professional program - 90 ECTS credits, including general training cycle.: - 6 cr., cycle of professional training - 84 cr
Програмні результати навчання: - demonstration of the deep knowledge to proceed the experiments, data collection, modelling and analysis of the results of computations, systemic thinking and creative ideas in the area of geodesy and land management; - knowledge of scientific concepts, theories and techniques nessesary to understand the principles of functionality of modern geodetic instruments, satellite navigation systems and equipment; - demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of the methodologies methods, corresponding normative documents, applicable standards and specifications, that is relating to professional activities in the field of geodesy; - demonstrate the knowledge of the current stage and modern technologies in the area of geodesy; - demonstration of the deep knowledge to proceed the experiments, data collection, modelling and analysis of the results of computations, systemic thinking and creative ideas in the area of geodesy and land management; - knowledge of scientific concepts, theories and techniques nessesary to understand the principles of functionality of modern geodetic instruments, satellite navigation systems and equipment; - demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of the methodologies methods, corresponding normative documents, applicable standards and specifications, that is relating to professional activities in the field of geodesy; - demonstrate the knowledge of the current stage and modern technologies in the area of geodesy; - knowledge demonstration in professionally oriented disciplines of specialty; - formulate and improve some important research problems, collect all necessary information with the conclusions which should be proved in scientific context; - evaluate the results and reasonably explain own decisions; - to be focused and persistent, lifelong study, to realize social and moral responsibility for the study and professional activities; - effectively works in teams to locate, acquire and process the data to solve the research problems and take responsibility to organize the time schedule.
Academic mobility: No, but mobility is encouraged and recognized in accordance with procedures of ECTS.
Work placement(s): An important aspect of training in the Earth Sciences is Research practice on the topic of master’s qualification work, which is held on survey companies, departmental offices of engineering
Programme director: Associate Prof. PhD. Smirnova O., 258-23-87, olha.m.smirnova@lpnu.ua
Occupational profiles of graduates: Master of Surveying and Land Management with specialization "Engineering geodesy" can occupy following positions: researcher, planning engineer, engineer-researcher in the field of geodesy and land management, lecturer of the university, the head of the unit, the head of the functional team, specialist in geodesy for survey companies, specialist in engineering surveying for construction companies and engineering companies.
Access to further studies: Possibility of further education to get the third (education and research) level of higher education.
Other program features: Agreement on dual certification is available.