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Geomatics Surveying

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Master
12 months
Duration
643 USD/credit
579 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Designed for professionals in geographic information systems (GIS), surveying or related fields, this programme equips students with the theoretical understanding and practical skills that are required to specialise in GIS or land and engineering surveying.

Overview

Characteristics

Our multidisciplinary programme for experienced professionals advances students' knowledge in their chosen specialist areas and expands their general perspectives of geomatics.

The programme

The MSc in Geomatics provides a great platform for obtaining both theoretical knowledge and practical opportunities. The outstanding teachers and well-organized courses guide students to establish good study and research habits, together with a deep understanding of cutting-edge technology for land surveying and geo-informatics, especially the newly developed techniques applied in Hong Kong. The dissertation also offers a valuable opportunity for students to conduct individual research on a particular subject under the guidance of teachers. The seminars and lectures given by professors and guest speakers expand students’ horizons and provide plentiful opportunities for communicating with them face to face.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Satellite Positioning & Navigation
  • Advanced Surveying
  • Principles of Geographic Information Systems
  • Spatial Data Acquisition
  • Spatial Data Analysis & Mining
  • Remote Sensing Image Processing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

21 for PgD

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours in engineering, science or technology;OR
  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours in other relevant disciplines [such as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Geography]^;OR
  • A professional qualification plus relevant work experience related to Surveying or Geographic Information Systems (GIS)^.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    643 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 643 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    579 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 579 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • HK$4,500 per credit for local students
  • HK$5,000 per credit for non-local students

Funding

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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