12 months
42801 USD/year
10592 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Geographic data underpins our understanding of many global issues from climate change to population dynamics. In New Zealand and globally there is a real shortage of people with the ability to apply and interpret this data, in what is a key, emerging field. The Geographic Information Science programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .


Key facts

You’ll gain a strong understanding of core geospatial tools and techniques, such as programming, database management, cartography, remote sensing and spatial analysis.  The Geographic Information Science programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington 


Move into a career in the geospatial industry or enhance your current professional experience with this programme. You’ll have skills that are in high demand In New Zealand, Australia, and around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Geographic Information Science: Applications and Impact 
  • Research Preparation 
  • Special Topic: Data Management, Programming and Applications
  • Environmental Modelling

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with at least a B average and relevant courses or industry experience. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    42801 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42801 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10592 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international : NZ$59,171 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic  : NZ$14,643 for the full programme

Living costs for Wellington

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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