Master of Geographic Information Technology

Course 536-AA (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Department of Geomatics Postgraduate Coordinator Professor Ian Bishop E: Faculty of Engineering Manager, Planning & Projects (Academic Programs) Rebecca Randall E:
Course Overview: The Master of Geographic Information Technology is designed to meet the needs of graduates employed in a variety of disciplines associated with land administration, natural resource management, facility information management, environmental management, urban planning and conservation, and who wish to gain a detailed knowledge of the theory, technology and applications of geographic information systems (GIS) as a subset of the broader discipline of the management of spatial data. Graduates are likely to come from engineering, surveying, geography, planning, environmental science, agriculture and forestry.
Objectives: -
Course Structure & Available Subjects: -
Subject Options: Students are required to complete 100 points of study. The selection of subjects will be based on discussion with the Course Coordinator. Subjects are taken from the following list:
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer
Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer
Not offered in 2008
Semester 1
Semester 2, Summer
  • students with no previous GIS experience are expected to take subjects: 451-609 and 451-610
  • students may choose up to two relevant GIS-related electives offered by other departments and faculties with the written approval of the Course Coordinator
  • the 121 subject prefix denotes the subject is offered by the School of Anthropology, Geography and Environmental Studies .
Entry Requirements: 4 year degree or 3 year degree and at least 2 years documented industry experience
Core Participation Requirements: -
Graduate Attributes: -
Generic Skills: -

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