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Technical University of Munich

Munich

Cartography

Subjects: Cartography,Geography,Mapping

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
85 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

Course description

The Cartography course equips students with the expertise to visually represent, analyze, and explore the digital earth, focusing on its spatiotemporal objects and facts. The curriculum covers essential methods and applications in spatial data modeling, data analysis, and the visualization of geographical information. The Master's program in Cartography addresses complex spatial questions within our globalized and digitalized society. It recognizes the growing importance of cartographic visualization and analysis across various disciplines, including environmental and climate protection, geology, spatial planning, agriculture, and forestry. Students gain foundational methodological and technical knowledge, with a strong emphasis on creating readable, aesthetic, and user-friendly visualizations of geodata. The course also explores the development of innovative representation methods in modern cartography, particularly in web and internet cartography. This program is designed to foster a deep understanding of how to effectively communicate spatial information, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to tackle the challenges of our increasingly interconnected world.

Program Information

Study Location Munich
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 85 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.04.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 88

Students must submit proof of competence in English (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL) with a minimum score of 6.5 (IELTS) or 88 (TOEFL Internet based testing) before they can be admitted to the program

Qualification Requirements

Minimum requirements to apply for a Master's program at TUM are a recognized undergraduate degree (e.g. a bachelor’s) and the successful completion of the aptitude assessment procedure. Aptitude assessment allows the TUM school or department to which you are applying the opportunity to evaluate your individual talents and motivation for study.

Document Requirements

Statement of Purpose that indicates the reason(s) you are interested in the programme you applied for Submit 1 Curriculum Vitae/Resume Submit 1 Passport-sized photograph Submit 1 Passport Biodata Page photocopy (the Passport page that contains your personal particulars) Akademische Prufstelle (APS) Certificate (Required for all applicants who hold a degree from China, India or Vietnam). For more information, please refer to: APS China APS India (For Indian applicants, please refer to our FAQ page under Admissions (Master Degree) – Questions on Admission Requirements (Master Programmes) – Q4 for a guide on how to apply for APS India.) APS Vietnam Proof of English Proficiency – TOEFL or IELTS (Required for applicants whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies is not in English)

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