Course Description

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.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $38,896 total course cost.

Duration

1 year full time,

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at University of Queensland (UQ) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 75.3% (national average 61.4%)
Improved skills: 83.0% (national average 81.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 84.6% (national average 78.0%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Queensland (UQ). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at University of Queensland (UQ) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 86.1% (national average 84.7%)
Studying full time: 8.9% (national average 6.7%)
Median full time salary: $100,000 (national average $95,000)

The ratings above refer the proportion of surveyed University of Queensland (UQ) graduates for which the statement was true. You can find out more about these results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 003854G
University of Queensland (UQ) Code: 5086

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