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Geographic Information Science

University of Queensland

Master
18 months
Duration
41040 AUD/year
28660 AUD/year
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About

The postgraduate programs in Geographic Information Science produce high-quality graduates with both technical and research skills in advanced areas of geographic information science. Geographic Information Science progarm is offered at the University of Queensland .

Overview

Graduates are competent in basic and advanced computing skills especially in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software; various GIS and remote sensing operations; and implementation and management of GIS projects.

Educational Opportunity

The Geographic Information Science program offered at the University of Queensland also covers applications of GIS and remote sensing technologies to various areas; resource analysis through remote sensing and airphoto interpretation; expert systems and decision support systems; and research, both applied and theoretical, in the field of spatial information systems.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Research Methods 
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information and Technologies 
  • Introduction to Information Systems 
  • Basic Mathematics 
  • Analysis of Scientific Data 
  • Introduction to Earth Observation Sciences EOS) 
  • Advanced Earth Observation Sciences (EOS) 
  • Advanced Geographical Information Systems 
  • Geospatial Processing and Web Mapping 
  • Geographical Information Systems 
  • Research Topic (Geographical Sciences) 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

24 alternative credits

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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).
6.5 (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.
87 (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.
64 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS code: 003927F

  • Bachelor degree in science (mathematics, physics, computer science), environmental science, environmental management, geographical science, geology, surveying, geometrics, engineering, or an approved discipline.
  • UQ or equivalent GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41040 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    28660 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28660 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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