Training Course in Geographic Information Systems - Elementary level
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Non Degree Course
General Objectives of the CourseTuition on the elementary fundamentals of digital geographic information as well as on associate information technologies.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsParticipants will come across all different types of geospatial data that can be stored in a GIS, will learn how to introduce them into the system and how to geo-reference them accordingly. They will also learn how to associate alphanumeric data to graphic data (represented by geometric objects). This course will provide participants with the required skills for both vector and raster data editing and for performing standard operations on these data formats. Fundamentals on cartographic representation and symbology will be given towards thematic mapping. Finally, it is expected that participants will be able to perform by the end of the course basic spatial analysis operations in GIS environment.
Mode of StudyFace-to-Face
Eligible applicants are technicians or chartered engineers, from either private or public institutions, whose professional activity deals with the need of storing, manipulating, and managing geospatial information and thus need to update their GIS technology skills. Applicant selection will be based upon both Curriculum Vitae and personal motivations.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingApplicants will have to accomplish a course work individually or in groups. The successful completion of the course implies that a candidate obtains a final mark greater than or equal to 10 (out of 20).
- Study Programme
- Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
1st QuarterialStart date: 01-09-2017
End date: 29-12-2017
2nd QuarterialStart date: 02-01-2018
End date: 30-03-2018
3rd QuarterialStart date: 02-04-2018
End date: 31-07-2018
1st SemesterStart date: 11-09-2017
End date: 21-12-2017
2nd SemesterStart date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018