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A team project on various topics of GIS with emphasis on acquisition, analysis, visualization and mining of geographic data.

Students will have the opportunity to work with an experienced Project Manager from a GIS consulting firm on a ‘real world’ project. Study visits will also be arranged for students to see how GIS is used in Industry or Governmental Agencies.

The course is composed of lectures, seminars and project work.

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* Retrieved from Course syllabus AG2421 (Autumn 2014–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • GIS Project Planning & Management
  • Introduction to the GIS Project
  • Invited lectures on various GIS projects
  • Project leadership & Problem solving
  • Carrying out a GIS project

Intended learning outcomes

Student shall develop their skills to plan and carry out a GIS project in a team environment.

Course Disposition

Lectures 12h
Laboration 24h
Seminar 8h

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

For admitted students to the Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Urban Management (CSAMH) or the Master of Science in Transport and Geoinformation Technology (TTGTM):
At least one of the following courses
    AG1323 GIS for the Built Environment
    AG2412 Geovisualisation
    AG2414 Spatial Analysis

For other students:

  • A completed bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, urban planning, geomatics, geography, engineering physics, computer science, statistics, economics, and/or mathematics, including at least 6 university credits (hp) in each of the following or their equivalents: Programming, Linear Algebra, Calculus in One Variable, and Probability & Statistics;
  • Documented proficiency in English corresponding to English B; and
  • At least one of the following courses

    AG1323 GIS for the Built Environment
    AG2412 Geovisualisation
    AG2414 Spatial Analysis

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • PRO1 - Project, 7,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved project reports (7.5 credits); Attending 80% lectures

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

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Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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