24 months
35500 AUD/year
31482 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Geospatial Information Science program from Flinders University 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.  

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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 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.

Your 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.

Potential occupations include:

  • geographic analyst
  • GISc data coordinator
  • GISc technician
  • geospatial specialist
  • mapping technology officer
  • natural resource information officer
  • remote sensing officer
  • research officer
  • spatial ecologist
  • spatial scientist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Web-based Systems Development  
  • Communicating Research  
  • Global Climate Change 
  • Coastal Management  
  • Challenging Environmental Management 
  • Environmental Impact Assessment 
  • Adapting to Climate Change 
  • Population Environment and Sustainable Development  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 079420E  

  • Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification; or hold either the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems from Flinders University or equivalent qualification. Applicants who have completed the Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems from Flinders University or equivalent qualification are not eligible to apply for this degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31482 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31482 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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