Programmes

Postgraduate diploma programme

Looking for a shorter postgraduate study option, without a thesis? A Postgraduate diploma course could be perfect for you.

One-year (60 credits)
Postgraduate diploma programme
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The 1-year Postgraduate diploma programme (60 credits) caters for young and mid-career professionals who need to be proficient in applying geo-information science and earth observation in their field of interest, analysing problems and applying new methods and techniques, and managing (multi)disciplinary scientific teams.

A programme based on the first year of the Master’s programme

The 1-year Postgraduate diploma programme is divided into four quarters of ten weeks each. The study load per quarter is 15 credits (ECTS), equalling 420 hours of study; the total study load for the programme adds up to 60 credits.

About your diploma

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive an (Academic Education) Postgraduate Diploma in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation, with the name of the specialization from the University of Twente. 

Along with your Diploma, you will receive a Course Record providing all the subjects studied as part of the course. It states for each module: the module code, number, subject, ECTS credits, exam date, location and the mark awarded.