Master of Geographic Information Science

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Earth Sciences not elsewhere classified

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$15,584

over 2 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have advanced knowledge in the field, with the ability to study independently; carry out original research; and plan, execute and present the finding of applied Geographic Information Science projects. Graduates from the programme will be qualified to work as GIS professionals in research, government and industry.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science or equivalent; or a relevant university degree including study of GIS at a high level; or a degree and significant relevant work experience.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,792 $15,584
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,922 $11,843
Total $13,714 $27,427

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $58,903
Earnings range $41,439 - $68,590
In employment 73%
In further study 23%
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Mana o te Awa: Tertiary Scholarships A4

Provided by:

Te Mana o Te Awa o Whanganui

Website:

http://www.ngatangatatiaki.co.nz

Value:

$3,000.00 each

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UC Innovators' Summer Start-Up Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$5,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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