The University of Queensland

Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science - Agriculture and Environment

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 003854G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Gain the geospatial data skills to advance your career in ecology, exploration, health, planning, maths, cartography, surveying, geography or environmental science.

If you're looking to advance your career in ecology, mineral and oil exploration, health, urban and regional planning, mathematics, cartography, surveying, geography or environmental science, this one year full-time program will equip you with 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.

Study advanced areas of GIS and choose from electives including spatial analysis, remote-sensing, web mapping and related professional skills development.

Graduate with advanced computing skills in GIS software, competence in GIS and remote-sensing operations, and sought-after project implementation and management skills.

Career possibilities

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

Urban planner
Built environment consultant
Environment and resource manager
Mineral exploration consultant
Emergency services officer
Geospatial application developer
Environmental researcher
Cartographer
Web map publisher
Ecologist

Click here for more details on this course.

Course opportunities

Address

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia
Address

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia

Entry criteria

Bachelor degree in any field; or Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

Address

The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia