Course details

Master of Geographic Information Science
NZQF Level 9

About the course

Graduates will have advanced knowledge in the field, with the ability to study independently; carry out original research; and plan, execute and present the finding of applied Geographic Information Science projects. Graduates from the programme will be qualified to work as GIS professionals in research, government and industry.

Entry requirements

A Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science or equivalent; or a relevant university degree including study of GIS at a high level; or a degree and significant relevant work experience.

About the provider

At the University of Canterbury you will get to enjoy the very best a university has to offer ' a world class learning environment, a vibrant campus and a great student lifestyle that's packed with opportunities. You will gain hands-on experience in courses led by academics who are actively engaged in research and who are experts in their fields. The culture promotes active learning, where the vibrant community allows you to be who you are and do what you love. UC's picturesque campus with modern teaching and research facilities is set in the heart of a city that has become a magnet for growth and innovation. Further afield lies a region packed with outdoor adventure, from the mountains to the sea.

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