University of Newcastle

Graduate Certificate in Spatial Science

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Spatial science underscores almost every aspect of modern life. Due to rapid growth of easily accessible high-quality spatial data, there is increasing demand for employees with skills in managing and analysing location based data in order to solve local through to global scale problems. In this program you will learn about the theory of GIS and remote sensing and gain practical skills in specialised GIS software, collection of unique data sets using drones and accessing online global earth data products. By the time you finish your studies, you will have the practical skills to make a meaningful difference in the world and contribute new solutions to the many scientific challenges we face.

Structure

20 units of core courses20 units of directed courses

Subjects

  • Advanced Spatial Science, Advanced Remote Sensing Data and Applications, Environmental Management, Impact Assessment and Climate Change Policy, Sustainability and Ecosystem Health

Standard entry requirements

An AQF level 7 Bachelor degree or higher tertiary qualification ORAn AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in a cognate area (such as geography, environmental science, earth science, civil engineering, surveying, or environmental engineering) plus a minimum of one year relevant experience, ORAn AQF Level 5 Diploma in a cognate area (such as geography, environmental science, earth science, civil engineering, surveying, or environmental engineering) plus a minimum of two years relevant experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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