Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5640708
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. G. M. VEDAT TOPRAK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

An examination of how GIS is used throughout health care, public health and epidemiology, covering environmental health, disease surveillance and health services research. Students will critically review current literature and gain hands-on Geographic Information Systems experience with health-based exercises.