Positioning Technologies


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Students must have a bachelor degree in Surveying, Planning and Land Management or a bachelor degree with a similar content.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To give the students thorough knowledge of various technologies and theories/methods related to collecting/processing spatial data. Students who complete the course module must:

Learning objectives


  • be knowledgeable about surveying/positioning methods and technologies like GNSS, photogrammetry, and IMU used for collection spatial data.


  • be able to master and evaluate surveying/positioning theories/methods in relation to collecting spatial data.


  • be able to master selected surveying/positioning technologies required to solve typical positioning tasks.

Type of instruction

The module consists of a number of educational elements that support the achievement of the module objective.



Name of examPositioning Technologies
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the framework provisions.

Facts about the module

Danish titlePositioneringsteknologier
Module codePGLLANK15103
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudyboard for Planning, Geography and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design