TBA4251 - Programming in Geomatics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

Advanced themes and methods within geomatics are discussed and applied. The content will to some extent be adapted to current issues and research within Section of Geomatics at NTNU. The students shall in this course apply their data and IT knowledge on specified themes related to geomatics.

Learning outcome


The candidate should have knowledge of how problems within Geomatics can be solved by the use of Computing Science.


The candidate is able to

  • based on problems within Geomatics make a computer application which solves the problem in a good way
  • systematize and make a Geomatics-related application based on known methods from his/her education in Computing Science
  • test and ensure the quality of the application
  • make orderly documentations of the application

General competence

The candidate can combine knowledge from Computing Science with knowledge from a user-oriented field.

Learning methods and activities

The course is taught as a self study, where an assignment within programming is the main part of the activities in the course. The activities are given in English when students not understanding Norwegian are attending the course.

Required previous knowledge

Knowledge within Geomatics and Computer science corresponding to the 3 first years at Master`s Degree Programme in Engineering and ICT, specialization in Geomatics.

Course materials

Depending on selected task

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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Geomatics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Work 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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