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Master in Remote Sensing

Price $10.028.800. Valor con descuento del 15%= $8.527.650*

Offered in: Manizales

Duration 4 semestres

Degree: Magíster en Teledetección

Mode: On-site

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SNIES: 91324

07111 del 30 de abril de 2018, Vigencia: 7 años

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Periodicidad de admisión: Anual

The Master's program in Remote Sensing is a face-to-face program, created by the Board of Directors through Agreement 04 of June 02, 2010, and with Qualified Registration on May 11, 2011, according to Resolution 3847 of the Ministry of Education -MEN-. It has a duration of four academic semesters and includes 52 credits.

The Master's Degree in Remote Sensing is a postgraduate program that seeks to train high-level professionals (research, technical and academic skills) in the management of information from active sensor systems -Radar and LiDAR- and passive -Multispectral and Hyperspectral-, from different types of platforms -Satellite, Airborne and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles-.

*Note: El descuento aplica para matrícula de estudiantes que inician en 2024-2 y comprende los 4 semestres que dura el proceso formativo.

Face-to-face meeting every month | Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. | Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. | Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | *Annual call (second semester of the year). 



Semester 1

Research Methodology

2 Credits

Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

3 Credits

UCM Identity

1 Credit

Sensor systems: detection instruments and satellite platforms

1 Credit

Geodesy and Cartography

2 Credits

Geographic Information Systems I

2 Credits

Semester 2

Research Project Formulation

3 Credits

Image Interpretation: Criteria and Techniques

2 Credits

Digital Optical Interpretation

1 Credit

Digital Image Processing and Analysis I

3 Credits

Active Sensors - Radar

2 Credits

Active Sensors - LiDar

2 Credits

Semester 3

Undergraduate Seminar I

4 Credits

Spatial Data Infrastructure

3 Credits

Spatial Data Processing and Analysis II

2 Credits


2 Credits

Geographic Information Systems II

3 Credits

Semester 4

Undergraduate Seminar II

6 Créditos

Elective I

3 Credits

Elective II

3 Credits

Science, Technology and Society

2 Credits


Yeison Alberto Garcés Gómez

Director de programa

Doctor en Ingeniería

Alberto Boada Rodríguez

Doctor en Investigación y Docencia.

Alexander de Jesús Parra Uzcategui

Doctor en el Programa de Cartografía, SIG y Teledetección.

Alexandra Díaz Gil

Magíster en Gestión Integral de Cuencas Hidrográficas

Carlos Andrés Franco Prieto

Magíster en Geomática

David Arenas Herrera

Magíster en Geographical Information Science & Systems

Ederson Macana Tuta

Magíster en Teledetección

Gloria Yaneth Flórez Yepes

Doctora en Desarrollo Sostenible

Héctor Mauricio Ramírez Daza

Magíster en Goegrafía

Héctor Mora Páez

PhD Earth and Environmental Sciences

José Helio López Soto

Magíster en Educación.

Mario Fernando Monterroso Tovar

Doctor en Ingeniería y Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación.

Serena Sarah Weber

Magíster en Educación.

Vladimir Henao Céspedes

Doctor en Ingeniería

Why this program at UCM?

The Master's program in Remote Sensing is suigeneris in Colombia, not only for being the only program in this field of training, or for responding to some of the most felt needs of the territorial planning processes, at the National, Regional or Municipal levels, but for the diversity of topics at the research level that are covered in some cases being pioneers at the national or Latin American level. This program has highly qualified national and international professors and an agreement with the Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi (IGAC), integrating research and productive experience in the field of remote sensing and other related fields.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

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