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UP.PT - Faculty of Sciences

Masters Degree in Remote Sensing

The Master's Degree in Remote Sensing (RS) is the only course in Portugal that offers advanced training in Earth observation techniques, analysis and use of geospatial data acquired by sensors deployed on space-borne or aerial platforms. In addition to the fundamentals of RS, acquisition techniques, data processing and analysis, the course covers a vast range of options aimed at acquiring specific skills that can be applied to the study of the oceans, agriculture and forests, coastal zones, climate change, etc.

Job Opportunities

Public institutions or private companies in technology, including space agencies (ESA, EUMETSAT, etc.), for activities linked to the production or exploration of Remote Sensing or GIS data, location-based services, thematic mapping, and many others involving the use of georeferenced data; Creation of technology businesses.

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Faculty of Sciences
Type of Course
Masters Degree
4 Semesters / 120.0 ECTS
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 1300.00€
International: 3750.00€
CPLP International: 2250.00€



Registration n.ºR/A-Cr 21/2018/AL01 in Aug. 5, 2019


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: March 9, 2018

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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