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Geographical Information Systems

Year



Type

Major, Minor, Sub-Major, Extended Major

Description

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computerised systems which store and analyse spatial data. Data stored by coordinates in 2D, 3D or 4D can be used to perform spatial queries and analyses. These tools are used in many real world applications with the major focusing on environmental applications. The major contains courses on capturing, storing, analysing and presenting various forms of spatial data.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Assumed Knowledge

Nil

Courses

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
Introduction to Surveying and Spatial Sciences GEOE 1018 4.5 1
Spatial Data Acquisition and Analysis GEOE 2026 4.5 1
Environmental Remote Sensing GEOE 2022 4.5 2
Surveying 1 GEOE 2023 4.5 2
Web Cartography GEOE 3019 4.5 2
Surveying 2 GEOE 3018 4.5 3
Environmental and Geospatial Field Project ENVT 3030 9 3

Rules

Nil

Notes

  1. Students who wish to choose other relevant courses (not listed above), must seek approval from the Program Director.
  2. Some courses include a field component (which may vary in length and distance travelled and may incur additional charges).