Nanjing University of
Information Science & Technology


MSc Geography

Program Code: 0705
Program Length: 3 years
Degree Type: Science


Brief Introduction:
The MSc Geography is a first-level discipline which including three programs: MSc Physical Geography, MSc Human Geography and MSc Cartography & Geography Information System.
Our geography campus-based courses are offered via full-time or part-time study, enabling you to tailor your study around your other commitments. Our geography courses provide excellent training in the multi-disciplinary aspects of geography. You will advance your skills to enable you to develop your career, or to move onto further study.

The course content:
The program has 3 academic years. However, only the first 1 year students have courses to take. The other 2 years is for researching and thesis. The courses may include:

Semester 1
Theory and Technology in Physical Geography
Theory and Practice in Human Geography
Application of GIS in Meteorology
Mathematical Methods in Contemporary Geography
Theory and Methods of 3s Integration
Spatial Data Analysis

Semester 2
Advanced Economic Geography
GIS technology - Advanced
New technology in Remote Sensing
Data Mining Technology
Quantitative Remote Sensing
GIS Programming
Applications of Meteorological Satellite
Natural Disaster
Regional Economic Development
Urban Geography
Spatial Database
Radar and Satellite Meteorology
Distributed Meteorological and Hydrological Modeling
Land Surface Processes
Radiative Transfer Theory of Remote Sensing
Visualization of Spatial Information
C#.Net Programming
Introduction to Atmospheric Environment
Land Resources
Geography English

And all students in the MSc Geography should publish more than one scientific paper and complete a thesis and its oral defense before they got their degrees. The major subjects including Surface Environmental Parameters Remote Sensing, Global Change and Regional Impacts, Climatic Resource Development and Utilization, Meteorological Disaster and its Assessment,  Software Development and Visualization.