Geodesy and Cartography

5B0711 - specialty " Geodesy and cartography " provides bachelors

  •  to determine the location of objects and control of them in space and time;
  •  to create  modern geodetic software; to solve major scientific problems of geodesy and related sciences (theory of gravity and shape of the Earth , space geodesy and astronomy) such as determining the parameters of the figure of the Earth (its shape and size ), the external gravitational field and their changes over time;
  • to create a global, national (state ) and local geodetic networks with high accuracy using complex of astronomical and geodetic , gravimetric , global navigation satellite system (GLONASS GPS, etc. ),
  • to create digital maps for different purposes and scales and other cartographic products .

During the course students study following subjects: the cycle of general subjects , Geodesy, High Geodesy , Cartography , Digital mapping, Geodetic astronomy, Photogrammetry , GIS , Remote sensing, Economics of cartography and geodesy, Production Safety in Geodesy and Cartography .

Qualifications of Graduate: Application of GIS for solving problems, Construction and development of geodetic networks, geodetic survey by GPS receivers, Creating and updating maps and plans, Geodetic works in prospecting, construction, reconstruction of various objects, Surveying and cadastral work.

Graduates can work in the Agency of Land Management; RSE "National cartographic and geodetic fund"; "GISKHAGI; RSE “Kazgeokart"; "Yuzhgeodeziya" "Astanatopografiya" "Vostokgeodeziya”;" Zapgeodeziya ";" Sevgeodeziya”; Interregional land inspections, Project institutes; Land relations management companies; the State Research and Production Center of Land Management; Construction companies, Oil - gas industries.

In the preparation of specialists of "Geodesy and Cartography" are attended about 50 teachers, including 35 teachers with scientific academic degree.

Speciality is also well equipped with material and technical base. GIS Center and Laboratory of Digital Cartography are equipped with professional licensed programs ArcGIS 9.2 and ERDAS; GPS receivers Trimble R7; Total station Trimble M3 and TS02 «Leica», as well as Levels of different brands , electronic and optical theodolites.

During the course students do practical work for consolidating the theoretical and practical skills.

Specialty teachers collaborate with colleagues from foreign universities :

  •  Royal Technical Institute LPS (Stockholm, Sweden);
  •  University of West Hungary (Shehesrehervar, Hungary);
  •  Technical University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain);
  •  Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture named after N.Isanov (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic );
  •  Siberian State Academy of Geodesy  (Novosibirsk, Russia). 

Specialty 6M071100 - "Geodesy" provides training of engineering and technology masters in specialty 6M071100 - "Geodesy" with duration of 1.5 years  and Master of Science in specialty 6M071100 - "Geodesy" with duration of 2 years ( scientific-pedagogical direction) .

During the course students are taught subjects as Global Navigation Satellite Systems , GIS in geodesy and cartography, Remote sensing, Methods of improving of the state geodetic networks, Geovisualisation, Theory of Errors , Spatial analysis.

Having finished MSc course student knows

  •  the methods of organizing topographic and geodetic works; cartographic production and aerial photogrammetry;
  •  the basics of modern management techniques;
  •  the sociology and psychology in enterprise management.

Also they must be competent in :

- Modern technology of geodetic and cartographic works;

- The use of space technologies in the topographic, geodetic, cartographic production and in the aerial photogrammetry;

- In the methods and tools of mathematical processing of geodetic measurements;

-In the methods of operation of modern geodetic, cartographic, photogrammetric instruments and other social equipment.

MSc graduates can work in enterprises and organizations with various forms of ownership; state agencies and management which offer various types of activities in the field of geodesy and cartography; at higher and secondary professional institutes, as well as research organizations.

In the preparation of specialists in "Geodesy" are attended highly qualified teachers with academic degrees.

Speciality is also well equipped with material and technical base. GIS Center and Laboratory of Digital Cartography are equipped with professional licensed programs ArcGIS 9.2 and ERDAS; GPS receivers Trimble R7; Total station Trimble M3 and TS02 «Leica», as well as Levels of different brands , electronic and optical theodolites .

During the course students do practical work for consolidating the theoretical and practical skills.

The agreements are concluded with the following universities for mobility of MSc student:

 

  •  Royal Technical Institute LPS (Stockholm, Sweden);
  •  University of West Hungary (Shehesrehervar , Hungary);
  •  Technical University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain);
  •  Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture named after N.Isanov (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic );
  •  Siberian State Academy of Geodesy  (Novosibirsk, Russia).