Master of Science (MSc) in Geographic Information Systems Program By University of Otago |Top Universities

University of Otago

Dunedin Campus, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • QS World University Rankings
    =194
  • QS Stars
    5+
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Subject Geography
  • Duration 24 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Mar

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GIS are fundamental to urban and regional planning, wildlife management, using business intelligence in commerce, tourism, public health, traffic management, and a host of other applications. It is a multi-billion dollar worldwide industry, with opportunities almost anywhere in the global economy. It is an area of study that is truly cross-disciplinary. GIS combines academic rigour with practical application. Accurate, complete and up-to-date spatial information is an immensely valuable resource for businesses and governments. You will gain a thorough understanding of spatial data, analysis, and visualisation, and be able to apply GIS techniques. You'll also learn about mobile GIS and web mapping as well as remote sensing (including from drones) and GNSS (GPS positioning. You will learn skills in project management, cartographic representation, database design, and basic computer programming.

About University

COVID-19 Information: The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving, and we recommend that all students considering Otago visit the dedicated website for the latest information otago.ac.nz/coronavirus. If you have any questions that are not answered on our COVID-19 page, or questions about your individual circumstances, please contact AskOtago. Founded in 1869, Otago is New Zealand’s first University.In the 150 years since, Otago has prided itself on being a research-led University with an international reputation for excellence. It is ranked 184 in the 2020/21 QS World University Rankings and in the top 100 in 15 subject areas.It first received a Five Stars Plus QS Stars University rating in 2016.Most undergraduate and postgraduate study takes place on the Dunedin campus, but the University also has Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences in Wellington and Christchurch, which are home to many leading medical researchers.Otago offers more than 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across four divisions:Health SciencesSciencesHumanitiesOtago School of BusinessIt also offers a Summer School, Study Abroad and Distance Learning programmes.

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