• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Gain advanced knowledge in the theory and application of geographical information systems and remote sensing. This Geospatial Information Science program from Flinders University is for students with an undergraduate degree not related to geospatial information science (GISc).

About

The program provides a theoretical and practical framework for graduates from a range of backgrounds, as well as those from the public sector and non-government organisations wishing to extend their choice of career path by acquiring knowledge and skills in the capture, analysis and communication of spatially referenced information.

You will develop and implement GISc skills and knowledge applicable to a range of areas, such as environmental management, urban and regional planning, human geography and environmental health, land-use dynamics, natural resources management, ecosystem services, biological sciences and archaeology.

Students completing the Master of Geospatial Information Science program from Flinders University will be able to undertake research and analysis using spatially-referenced data and prepare research reports applicable to various fields of GISc application.

Career

The use of geospatial information science technologies is rapidly increasing. GIS technologies are now commonly used in industries such as agriculture, forestry, mining, environmental management, biodiversity conservation, archaeology, health and the social sciences. Consequently, employers in these areas are now requiring their staff to have more skills in GIS.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Web-based Systems Development
  • Communicating Research
  • Global Climate Change
  • Coastal Management
  • Environmental Management
  • GIS Field Methods for all Disciplines

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time option only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

Applicants will normally hold either the Graduate Certificate in Geographical Information Systems, the Graduate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems or an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.

The Dean (Education) may admit others who can demonstrate fitness for candidature.

CRICOS: 079420E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29113 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29113 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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