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QGIS for Hydrological Applications

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Certificate / Diploma Short course Delft

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary The course introduces QGIS in a problem based learning approach that is centered around acquisition and (pre)processing of data for hydrological applications.
Course description For many studies models are used or developed. During modelling courses not much attention is paid to the preprocessing of input data and parameters needed for the models. With the skills learned in this course you will be able to find open access GIS data and more efficiently process your data for your hydrological applications using QGIS and its plugins.
Study subjects The course has lectures on the theory for preprocessing of data using QGIS. Practical experience will be acquired during computer exercises on using open source software for preprocessing of data for hydrological modelling.
Course objectives After this course the participants are able to: (1) find open access data for hydrological modelling and (2) use QGIS software for pre- and post-processing data for hydrological modelling.
ECTS credits 0.00
Duration 1 week(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes computer exercise, lecture
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department IHE Delft
Information about the institution IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world and the only institution in the UN system to confer accredited MSc degrees and promote PhDs. It offers degree programmes, short courses, online courses and tailor-made training. Since 1957 the Institute has provided graduate education to more than 15,000 water professionals from over 160 countries. More than 175 PhD candidates were promoted. IHE Delft is at the centre of a vast international network of water related institutions, and functions as an interface between knowledge networks and centres, public and private sector organizations, scientific and professional associations and other members of the international water community. The Institute runs a substantial number of joint MSc programmes implemented in partnership with universities around the globe. These joint programmes combine the strengths of the collaborating institutions and deliver either multiple degrees or a joint degree.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Preferably 2 to 3 years of practical or research work experience
  2. relevant wo bachelor (academic bachelor) BSc degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognised university
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6
TOEFL internet based 87
TOEFL paper based 999
Professional experience required -
Duration 1 week(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
16 Sep 2019 16 Aug 2019 16 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2020 14 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 970€ 970n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

C. Schutter-Brakel

Admission and Fellowship Officer

c.brakel-schutter@un-ihe.org

Contact information for the institution

IHE Delft

Student Affairs

info@un-ihe.org

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