M.Sc. On Campus

Geoinformation Science

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

12 months
15914 USD/year
15914 USD/year
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The Geoinformation Science course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is jointly offered by Department of Geography & Resource Management and Institute of Space and Earth Information Science.


Geoinformation Science is an inter-disciplinary field that involves earth science, information science, and system science. 

Its focuses are the information of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere and more specifically their formation, changes and interrelations.

Objectives of the Geoinformation Science course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong 

  • To provide a solid conceptual framework and technical know-how in geoinformation science and technologies.
  • To introduce the state-of-the-art geoinformation science and technologies and provide students with the capability to manage and apply the latest technologies in real life scenarios.
  • Sufficient knowledge and experience in various fields of geoinformation science particularly GIS, remote sensing, spatial decision support systems, multimedia and virtual reality techniques.
  • Technical know-how for applying geoinformation science in solving decision problems with which they can contribute effectively and take a leading role in the industry / profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • GIS-T and Logistical Information Management 
  • Digital Remote Sensing Image Analysis 
  • Applied Remote Sensing 
  • Spatial Decision Support System 
  • Urban Environmental Modeling and Simulation
  • Design and Implementation Of Geographical Information Systems
  • Statistical Analysis of Geographical Data n
  • Geospatial Big Data for Urban Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


28 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15914 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15914 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15914 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15914 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Full-time: 123,500 HKD per year
  • Part-time: 63,750 HKD per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


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