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Programme Structure

flexible content with compulsory and elective courses

The iGEON programme covers a broad spectrum of topics within the field of environmental modelling and natural resources management. Its strengths lie in modern techniques for processing satellite images, the development and application of state of the art GIS modelling in these fields. The programme is flexible in content and allows you to develop a professional and academic profile based on your personal interest.

The total study load of the programme is 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System), divided over a compulsory part of 55 ECTS (45 at the start of the programme and 10 prior to starting on the individual research and thesis), an elective part of 35 ECTS completed by thesis work (30 ECTS).

Note, 5 ECTS equals approximately 3 weeks of full time study,  120 ECTS equal to 2 years full time study.

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Programme structure

A summary of the iGEON structure is presented below: 

Program components and sequence:

  • Elective courses: 35 ECTS, click here for the complete list

Develop your own profile:

In the elective part of the iGEON programme you are free to select among available courses. To facilitate your choice of courses, three suggested domains have been developed. Each track leads to a specific profile, which is linked to job prospects after completing the MSc:

The program follows the standard semester structure. Two holiday periods are included, a short one at the end of the year and a longer one in the summer.