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 assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

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 BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design