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: $51,760
International: $73,376

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
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west, UQ Ipswich campus 43 kilometres from St Lucia and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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