18 months
41936 AUD/year
30200 AUD/year
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Geographic Information Science from University of Queensland lets you gain the geospatial data skills to advance your career in ecology, exploration, health, planning, maths, cartography, surveying, geography or environmental science.


Geographic Information Science from University of Queensland will equip you with all the geospatial data skills you need.

Access specialist laboratories that feature the latest applications for GIS, remote-sensing, automating geospatial tasks with programming, and web map publishing.

Use online GIS data and applications for key national data such as the population census, Earth observation and national mapping services for society and the environment, to gain a comprehensive understanding of these applications across many sectors.


  • Urban planner
  • Built environment consultant
  • Environment and resource manager
  • Mineral exploration consultant
  • Geospatial application developer
  • Environmental scientist
  • Cartographer
  • Web map publisher
  • Landscape modeller
  • Ecologist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Research Methods 
  • Mathematical Foundations 
  • Analysis of Scientific Data
  • Earth Observation: Image Processing & Modelling
  • Spatial Analysis & Modelling
  • Geospatial Processing & Web Mapping

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41936 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41936 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    30200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30200 AUD per year during 18 months.

We offer Commonwealth supported places (CSPs) for this program for Semester 2 for national students.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /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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