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Geographic Information Systems

University of Otago

6 months
Duration
13026 USD/year
6914 USD/year
Unknown
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About

The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science - Geographic Information Systems at University of Otago allows students to begin postgraduate study with a 60 point qualification from which they can later proceed to a Postgraduate Diploma or Master's degree.

Overview

Key Features

The programme of study for Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science - Geographic Information Systems at University of Otago shall consist of approved 400- and 500-level papers to the value of 60 points, and shall normally include papers from more than one subject. With the approval of the Head of Department or Course Director concerned, papers worth up to 20 points from 400- and 500-level papers other than those specified in the relevant Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) table may be included.

Geographic Information Systems looks at how spatial information (data detailing the topographical position of objects), is captured, integrated, modelled and visualised. This includes areas such as satellite remote sensing, photographic techniques and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) along with information science.

Programme Structure

The programme of study

  • shall consist of approved 400- and 500-level papers, to the value of 60 points, selected from the papers specified in Science Schedule D for the Master of Applied Science subject concerned.
  • shall normally include papers from more than one subject.
  • may, with the approval of the Head of Department or Course Director concerned, include papers worth up to 20 points from 400-and 500-level papers other than those specified in Science Schedule D.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13026 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    6914 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6914 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National: $9,501.00
  • International: $17,899

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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