127.030 Thematic Cartography in Regional Planning
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VU, 2.0h, 2.5EC
TUWELQuinn ECTS survey


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • Understand the principles of thematic cartography, cartographic visualization methods, and cartographic communication
  • Understand and prepare statistical data and their implementation in thematic maps: such as by classification methods, cartographic methods for thematic maps, effective layout

Subject of course

Thematic cartography in theory and practice: data types, classification, graphical variables, cartographic visualization methods, user-centered map design, card critique, own map production

Teaching methods

- Lectures

- Assignments and final map project

- written test

Mode of examination


Additional information

  • Bitte unbedingt in TISS anmelden, um Zugang zum TUWEL-Kurs zu bekommen! Hinweis: "beobachten" ist nicht das selbe wie "anmelden".
  • Die genauen LVA Termine finden Sie in TUWEL.
  • Ein Teil dieser LVA findet online statt (e-Learning).
  • Wichtige Informationen werden über TISS und TUWEL verbreitet. Studierende sind selbst dafür verantwortlich, dafür zu sorgen, dass sie diese Informationen auch erhalten.



Course dates

Wed09:00 - 11:0021.10.2020 - 02.12.2020 Zoom (s. TUWEL) (LIVE)Thematische Kartographie
Wed09:00 - 09:3009.12.2020 TUWEL (LIVE)TEST (TUWEL)
Thematic Cartography in Regional Planning - Single appointments
Wed21.10.202009:00 - 11:00 Zoom (s. TUWEL)Thematische Kartographie
Wed28.10.202009:00 - 11:00 Zoom (s. TUWEL)Thematische Kartographie
Wed04.11.202009:00 - 11:00 Zoom (s. TUWEL)Thematische Kartographie
Wed11.11.202009:00 - 11:00 Zoom (s. TUWEL)Thematische Kartographie
Wed18.11.202009:00 - 11:00 Zoom (s. TUWEL)Thematische Kartographie
Wed25.11.202009:00 - 11:00 Zoom (s. TUWEL)Thematische Kartographie
Wed02.12.202009:00 - 11:00 Zoom (s. TUWEL)Thematische Kartographie
Wed09.12.202009:00 - 09:30 TUWELTEST (TUWEL)

Examination modalities

The final grade results from the number of points achieved through assignments, map project, and written test.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
05.09.2020 00:00 21.10.2020 18:00 04.11.2020 18:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning Mandatory3. Semester


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Contents of the VO "Geodetic and Cartographic Principles for Regional Planning" are assumed as basic knowledge. Proof of positive completion is not required for the course attendance.