Master of Geographic Information Science

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This postgraduate program in Geographic Information Science produces high-quality graduates with both technical and research skills in advanced areas of geographic information science. Graduates are competent in basic and advanced computing skills especially in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software; various GIS and remote sensing operations; and implementation and management of GIS projects. The program also covers applications of GIS and remote sensing technologies to various areas; resource analysis through remote sensing and airphoto interpretation; expert systems and decision support systems; and research, both applied and theoretical, in the field of spatial information systems.

Course Fee:

Australian: $53,310
International: $75,577

Entry Requirements:

32 unit: Bachelor degree in any field with GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale; or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science, with GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale. 24 unit: Bachelor degree in an approved discipline with a GPA of 4.5 on a 7 point scale.

Structure:

24 units or 32 units

Subjects you can Study:

Geographic information science

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Recognition:

Spatial Sciences Institute

Who for:

Graduates who wish to retrain in geographic information science

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 2 years
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 4 years
For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has maintained a global reputation for delivering knowledge leadership for a better world. At UQ, our aim is simple: to create change in our students so they can create change in the world.

Our students have access to the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge as a result of UQ research informing our programs. With international learning opportunities, partnerships that provide support and industry insight, and inspirational teaching staff who have won more national teaching awards than any other university in Australia, you’ll learn from the best.

The UQ student experience also provides a foundation for success far beyond graduation. We offer a balance of support, structure and flexibility while preparing our students to compete in today’s rapidly evolving workplace. You’ll study in good company with our 51,000+ current students, including 13,300+ international students from 141 countries, who contribute to a diverse, inclusive community across UQ’s three beautiful campuses at St Lucia, Herston and Gatton in South-East Queensland.

UQ’s research has global impact, delivered by an interdisciplinary research community of more than 1500 researchers at eight research institutes and 100+ research centres. The most prestigious and widely-recognised independent rankings of world universities consistently place UQ among the top global universities in both research and teaching.

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Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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