Master of Geographic Information Technology

Course 536BU (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Year and Campus: 2010
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Department of Geomatics Postgraduate Coordinator A/ Prof Stephan Winter


Melbourne School of Engineering
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
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Course Overview: The Master of Geographic Information Technology is a two semester program of coursework. The program is designed to meet the needs of graduates employed in the disciplines associated with land administration, natural resource management, facility information management, environmental management, urban planning and conservation, 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. These are likely to be graduates in engineering, surveying, geography, planning, environmental science, agriculture and forestry.
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Course Structure & Available Subjects:

Students are required to complete 100 points of study. Overseas (and full-time local) students will complete the course in two semesters (note that Australian immigration requirements restrict part-time study to local students), while part-time local students may complete the course over a two-year period with approval from the course coordinator.

Please refer to 536- AA for course structure

Subject Options:

Entry Requirements: The minimum entry requirement is a 4-year undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline or a 3-year degree and at least 2 years of documented relevant work experience.
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:
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Notes: The intake for the course may be in either Semester 1 or Semester 2.

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