GIS Environmental Applications

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.


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.

GIS: Territorial Studies

Lifelong learning course semi-distance. Start date: 20/02/2017. Barcelona

SIG: Estudios Medioambientales

Lifelong learning course semi-distance. Start date: 22/05/2017. Barcelona


Methods of Analysis with GIS Strategic Planning
6 ECTS. 40 teaching hours.
  • Defining the strategic vectors of spatial analysis.
  • Workshop on Implementation for the implementation of sectors in Arcgis.
  • Definition of tools and technology Geoomedia.
  • Workshop application: Connections, Views, spatial analysis, influence, topology.
GIS Planning Tools
3 ECTS. 20 teaching hours.
  • Concepts and Tools for Planning and Territorial Management.
  • Case studies: Analysis and proposal versus planning and monitoring.
  • Bases, content, and data exploitation MUC
Datos SIG y Propuestas Medioambientales
2 ECTS. 15 teaching hours.
  • Basic concepts about environmental areas and vectors and the associated cartography.
  • Adequate understanding of the technical development of the Departamento de Medio Ambiente de Catalunya (The Catalonian Department of the Environment) in terms of natural space management.
  • Broad understanding of experiences and case studies of environmental GIS implementation.
  • Creation, organisation and management of information about natural spaces using GIS tools.
Estudios de Impacto y Gestión de Espacios Naturales con SIG
5 ECTS. 35 teaching hours.
  • Adequate understanding of natural and environmental resource analysis and management of information resources.
  • Perform collection, integration and processing of environmental information using IT resources available on an open network.
  • Make environmental impact studies, vulnerability maps and other environmental analyses using GIS tools.
  • Technical ability to create, organise and generate new environmental information using GIS tools.
  • Research into local plans of action and Agenda 21 plans for tracking urban transformation.
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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(110 teaching hours)

Start date:
Classes start:19/02/2018 Classes end:25/06/2018Programme ends: 15/07/2018
Monday  17:00 to 21:00Wednesday  17:00 to 21:00
Taught at:
Tech Talent Center
C/ de Badajoz, 73-77

Registration fee:
2.000 €

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

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