Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree in any field with a GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale; or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science. Visa requirements: CRICOS Code: 084723C International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International. English proficiency: IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6.
For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ. How to apply? Applications must be lodged through UQ International. Closing date: To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement. To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year. Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
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The postgraduate programs in Geographic Information Science produce high-quality graduates with both technical and research skills in advanced areas of geographic information science. Graduates are competent in basic and advanced computing skills especially in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software; various GIS and remote sensing operations; and implementation and management of GIS projects.
The program also covers applications of GIS and remote sensing technologies to various areas; resource analysis through remote sensing and airphoto interpretation; expert systems and decision support systems; and research, both applied and theoretical, in the field of spatial information systems.
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- School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
- Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980