Cartography, geoinformatics and remote sensing

Cartography, geoinformatics and remote sensing

Cartography, geoinformatics and remote sensing

The program Cartography, geoinformatics, and remote sensing aims to prepare top specialists in given geographical disciplines including scientific and language skills.
Masaryk University
Faculty of Science
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Level of study
Doctoral
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Duration
4 years
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Mode
Full time study
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Start date
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Application
deadline
Closed
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Tuition fees
(academic year)
3,000€
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Language
English
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Title
Phd.

What will you learn?

The program Cartography, geoinformatics, and remote sensing aims to prepare top specialists in given geographical disciplines including scientific and language skills. The study aims at the master graduates of geoinformatics and cartography but also at graduates of related disciplines like informatics or cognitive psychology from the Czech Republic and the whole Central European region. The postgraduate study further develops theoretical as well as methodological skills focused on the particular scientific area of interest. Students regularly participate in ongoing projects both national ( (GAČR; TAČR Éta, Zéta; NAKI etc) and internationally based (H2020, Interreg etc). Students also regularly cooperate with the commercial sector and further develop their communication, presentation, and teamwork skills. Graduates of the program should be prepared primarily for further scientific careers in academic and research institutions, but also for potential employment in the private sector.

Career opportunitites

The graduates are able to cooperate both on the national and international level. They can apply the acquired qualification as leaders and senior scientist especially in following institutions:

academic and research institutions focused on cartography and geoinformatics (CzechGlobe, Geonika), cognitive sciences (Academy of Science).
commercial sector - research and development as well as project management in applied research.
management of science and project development.
state and ministry institutes (public administration bodies) at all levels of organisation (local, regional, country).

Graduates can generally address conceptual questions, scientific and organisational activities, and also teaching and transferring the experience knowledge.

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Admission requirements

Admission procedure
The admission interview is usually in an online form and consists of two parts:
1) expert interview – checking expertise background and motivation (max. 70 points),
2) Language part – check of communication skills in English, interview and expert discussion is in English (max. 30 points)More information about admission process for international applicants in general can be found here.

Date of the entrance exam
The applicants will receive information about the entrance exam via e-mail usually at least 10 days before the exam.
Please, always check your e-mails, including spam folders.

Conditions of admission
To be admitted, a candidate must obtain a total of 50 out of 100 points, so that at least half of the required points are achieved in each section.
Successful applicants are informed of their acceptance via e-mail and subsequently receive an invitation to the enrolment.

Programme capacity
The capacity of a given programme is not fixed; students are admitted based on a decision by the Doctoral Board after assessing their aptitude for study and motivation.

Do you have any questions?

admission@sci.muni.cz

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