Geographic Information Science (GIScience) is a dynamic and exciting field essential to providing valuable location-based solutions and information to a range of disciplines and industries.
The graduate certificate helps professionals from a wide variety of areas acquire or build on their knowledge and skills. Graduates may go on to develop geospatial solutions that can be applied to health, planning, oil and gas, infrastructure, agriculture, mining and environment and other industries.
Through the study of two core units and two specialist options, you will be introduced to geographic information systems and begin to develop skills in the management and use of spatial data. This course offers the flexibility and convenience of studying on-campus, fully online or both.
Australian & NZ Students
You must have a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary educational institution. The qualification may be in any discipline. We recommend that you have a background in mathematics and statistics equivalent to first-year university level. Without this background, you may have to study preparatory units.
Minimum English language entry requirements:
IELTS ACADEMIC (INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM)
Geographic Information Systems
SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:
OPTIONAL UNITS TO SELECT FROM IN YEAR 1
Applications of Global Positioning Systems
Spatial Data Representation
Spatial Database Systems
Geographic Information Analysis
Graduates are in high demand and find work in a diverse range of areas, including exploration and mining, oil and gas, environmental and resources management, agriculture, engineering, health sciences, urban and regional planning and transport.
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