UNIGIS@Kathmandu Forestry College (NEPAL) offers internationally recognised academic qualification within the provisions of UNIGIS Joint-study programme in cooperation with the Department of GeoInformatics - Z_GIS, University of Salzburg, Austria (Europe).

The qualifications are offered through 2 different study programme:

Master of Science in Geographical Information Science and Systems (MSc. GIS)

(The Study Programme has been Approved by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of Nepal)

Aims of the Study Programme: (See www.unigis.net/kathmandu for Full Details)

  • Develop the managerial level skills through understanding of the concepts and organisational aspects.
  • Impart hands-on practice of commercial GIS software for state-of-the-art in GIScience applications.

Programme Curriculum:(See www.unigis.net/kathmandu for Full Details)

  • Compulsory Modules                                  : 54 ECTS
  • Elective Subjects                                        : 24 ECTS
  • Learning Practice and Academic Work       : 12 ECTS
  • Master Thesis                                             : 30 ECTS

Total Credits                                                       : 120 ECTS
(ECTS: European Credit Transfer System)

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent (10+2+3 years) awarded by a Recognised Academic Institution in Nepal or abroad.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • Entrance Exam is mandatory.

Audience

  • Beginners as well as working professionals who aspire to qualify as a GIS Project manager, team or department leader.
  • Those who do not have a prior education/ knowledge/ experience in GIS will be provided a bridging course in the form of short training by the Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL).

Duration of the Programme:

  • Two Years (2 Years)

Award of the Academic Degree:

  • The academic qualification 'Master of Science in Geographical Information Science and Systems' (M.Sc.-GIS) will be awarded by the University of Salzburg, Austria.
  • Certificate of Equivalence will be provided by the Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal.
  • KAFCOL is an affiliated college of the Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Professional Diploma in Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Aims of the Study Programme: (See www.unigis.net/kathmandu for Full Details)

·         Develop understanding of Geographical Information Systems.

·         Provide application-oriented skills through hands-on practice of commercial GIS software.

Programme Curriculum:(See www.unigis.net/kathmandu for Full Details)

  • Compulsory Modules                                      : 42 ECTS
  • Elective Subjects                                             :  6 ECTS
  • Practical Project / Internship   Report             : 12 ECTS

Total Credits                                                              : 60 ECTS
(ECTS: European Credit Transfer System)

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent (10+2+3 years) awarded by a Recognised Academic Institution in Nepal or abroad.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • Entrance Exam is mandatory.

Audience

  • Beginners as well as working professionals who aspire to make a career in GIS field.
  • Those who do not have a prior education/ knowledge/ experience in GIS will be provided a bridging course in the form of short training by the Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL).

Duration of the Programme:

  • One Year (1 Year)

Award of the Academic Degree:

  • The academic qualification 'Professional Diploma in Geographical Information Systems' (GIS) will be awarded by the University of Salzburg, Austria.
  • 'Professional Diploma in Geographical Information Systems' (GIS) will be eligible to continue One Year 'Master of Science in Geographical Information Science and Systems' (M.Sc.-GIS)

Procedure for Joining UNIGIS Study Programmes:

Course Start Dates:

  • UNIGIS@Kathmandu Forestry College (NEPAL) admits students to the UNIGIS programmesTWO TIMES A YEAR i.e. in FEBRUARY-MARCH and JUNE-JULY every year.
  • However, enquiries are welcome any time and information is provided throughout the year.
  • Send e-Mail to office.kafcol.kathmandu@unigis.netfor more information.

Contact Details:

UNIGIS Programme Coordinator

Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL)
AmrawatiMarg – 35, Koteshwor Kathmandu Nepal
P.O. Box 9594
Tel: +977-1-5147211
Email to :
office.kafcol.kathmandu@unigis.net
Website:
www.unigis.net/kathmandu
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/unigis.kathmandu

 

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