Geospatial Information Technology


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Entrance requirements for the study programme and following the course ‘Land Governance and Geographic Information in a societal context’ in parallel

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete the module will acquire the following knowledge, skills and competencies:

Learning objectives


  • Systems design by AGILE methods
  • System development for geospatial applications
  • Spatial databases and query languages
  • Principles of Distributed GIS
  • Standards for web-based GI applications


  • Understanding the path from user requirements over design to implementation and test.
  • Applying up-to-date system development methods and programming tools
  • Evaluating the various approaches to systems design and development.


  • Must have the ability to design and build simple spatial enabled applications using modern object orientated development tools

Type of instruction

Combined lectures and exercises.



Name of examGeospatial Information Technology
Type of exam
Written 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 titleGeospatial informationsteknologi
Module codePGLLANK15104
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


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