Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
7.5 hp
Malmö daytime 100%
4 October 2021 - 7 November 2021
Applications open 15 March

About the course

Course content

Political, geographical and economic theories are used to form a basis of empirical applications applied on a European setting. During the course, several practical skills are taught to introduce students to computer-based analysis of spatial data. This is done by using vector data in geographic information systems (GIS). The course includes ongoing work in which the student learns the theoretical basics of GIS and learns to handle the practical functions of the GIS program. Emphasis is placed on empirical applications, analyzed using the theoretical framework of the course. GIS skills included are:

  • Thematic mapping
  • Data and statistics management
  • Presentation of data

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

At least 60 credits in a social science subject

Course literature

Course evaluation

The University provides students who participate in or who have completed a course with the opportunity to make known their experiences and viewpoints with regards to the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarize the results of course evaluations as well as informing participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures initiated in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).