Master On Campus Online

Geographic Information Science

University of Queensland

24 months
41936 AUD/year
30920 AUD/year
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Gain the geospatial data skills to advance your career in ecology, exploration, health, planning, maths, cartography, surveying, geography or environmental science with the Geographic Information Science program offered at the University of Queensland.  


This two year full-time Geographic Information Science program offered at the 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.

Career possibilities 

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Regional planner
  • Built environment consultant
  • Environment and resource manager
  • Mineral exploration consultant
  • Geospatial application developer

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
  • Geographical Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS code: 084723C  

  • Bachelor degree in any field; or Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41936 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41936 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30920 AUD per year during 24 months.

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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