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GIS and Remote Sensing

Charles Sturt University

18 months
31040 AUD/year
27904 AUD/year
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The GIS and Remote Sensing program from Charles Sturt University contains a high level of technological content designed to furnish research and practice in a variety of industries. Learn how to design and conduct remote sensing data gathering, alongside the best spatial science techniques and equipment.

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Build your knowledge and skills in spatial science and remote sensing technology from an introductory level through to a high level of expertise. Undertake independent study and project experience at the master's level.

  • Advance your knowledge and skills

As a graduate, you'll be able to apply your knowledge and skills in spatial science to collect, map, analyse and present information about the physical, ecological and built environment. Use your creativity, initiative and independent judgement to use specialised techniques to address a wide variety of spatial problems.

  • Flexible study options

Charles Sturt University is an experienced provider of online study, helping you to fit study into your life. You can study at your own pace and vary your pattern to suit your career aspirations. We understand you come to Charles Sturt University because you want an interesting career. You can vary, with permission from your course director, from the recommended pool of subjects to meet your career aspirations.

  • Supporting industry needs

We work in close association with industry, professions and government to ensure our courses meet and support industry needs. We contextualise learning in a way that empowers and motivates you, while assisting you to develop key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education and active participation in your community.

  • Choose your pathway

This GIS and Remote Sensing program from Charles Sturt University offers exit points at the graduate certificate and graduate diploma levels. Exit points offer flexibility, allowing you to gain the GIS and remote sensing knowledge and qualification you need today, and to add to your credentials at a later date if necessary.

Career opportunities

Demand for GIS and remote-sensing specialists is strong, with a broad range of career opportunities in private industry or in government. Graduates work in a range of industries requiring geographical information, including environmental management; asset management across government and the corporate sector; and community problem-solving, using geographic examination to inform community projects and building works.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Information Science
  • Cartography
  • Remote Sensing 3: Information Extraction
  • Algorithms in GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Spatial Modelling
  • Programming in GIS and Remote Sensing


Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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48 alternative credits



  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider 00005F

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    27904 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27904 AUD per year during 18 months.


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