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Remote Sensing and GIS, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #159 (QS) Bandar Labuan, Malaysia
This pogramme is designed to deepen the understading and applications of spatial science and technology. The application of Remote Sensing and GIS have crossed various fields, especially activities involving spatial data base.
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This programme also involves the identification of land-based geographical data such as forest types and landuse, water-based ones such as identifying the location of fishing grounds and oil spills. Also of importance are land management and legal issues relating to land ownership and use.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technical Issues in Geographic Information System
  • Application Issues in Geographic Information System
  • Quantitative Remote Sensing
  • Image Processing and Analysis
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System Application

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    40 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An applicant with a bachelor degree in engineering with CGPA 2.500/Second Class Lower and at least three (3) years working experiences in relevant field;
  • An applicant with a bachelor degree in engineering with CGPA 2.750/Second Class Lower
  • An applicant with a bachelor degree in science with CGPA 3.000/Second Class Upper OR CGPA 2.750/ Second Class Lower and at least three (3) years working experiences in relevant field

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1098 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 549 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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1206 RM for national students.

2206 RM for international students.


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