GIS Technologies

Postgraduate course. Semi-distance.


UPC School


The program is realized in the form of distance learning. Students held several workshops and practical classes will be compulsory and graded. For the implementation of practices outside the classroom, students have support manuals and assistance from teachers.


The postgraduate course programme is organized into the following modules. If you don't wish to take the entire postgraduate course you can sign on one or several modules.

Fuentes, Organización y Explotación de Datos Gráficos

Lifelong learning course semi-distance. Start date: 16/10/2017. Barcelona


Origin and Data Sources; Cartography
3 ECTS. 18 teaching hours.
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.
  • Introduction to cartography, coordinate systems, reference systems and exixting data formats. Basics 2D. Data input accuracy.
  • Review and adaptation mapping from the CAD.
Análisis de Datos Geoespaciales en un Sistema de Información: Herramientas
5 ECTS. 44 teaching hours.
  • ArcGIS model. Cartographic display.
  • Interpretation of data using symbols.
  • Presentation of results: layouts, graphs and reports.
  • Analysis with ArcMap.
  • Structuring information - geodatabases.
  • QGIS: visualization, analysis and exploitation of data graphs.
  • Geomedia: visualization, analysis and exploitation of graphical data.
Introduction to Databases and GIS Programming Environments
6 ECTS. 40 teaching hours.
  • General concepts of programming and databases.
  • Hello World !, your first website: HTML and CSS.
  • Variables and constraints: basic JavaScript operations.
  • Loops and Arrays: how to turn elements.
  • How to insert an object Google Maps.
  • HTML semantics: meaning each item. Fences by address or location. Hello jQuery.
  • CSS Advanced: generalization of items. Markers maps.
  • How to integrate with external elements?
GIS Internet Technologies
10 ECTS. 72 teaching hours.
  • Introduction to server coverage and OGC.
  • Webmaping ¿ Software: client and server. MNU installation.
  • Display WMS: Leaflet, cesium 3D GoogleMaps and QGIS.
  • Creation of Mashupps. Lealfet.
  • Creation of Mashupps. Cesium 3D.
  • Creating Mashups. GoogleMaps.
  • Examples with advanced Leaflet.
  • SDI and other emerging technologies.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
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(166 teaching hours)

Start date:
Classes start:16/10/2017 Classes end:12/02/2018Programme ends: 28/02/2018
Monday  17:00 to 21:00Wednesday  17:00 to 21:00
Taught at:
Tech Talent Center
C/ de Badajoz, 73-77

Registration fee:
3.000 €

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Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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