Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Earth Sciences not elsewhere classified

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$8,432

over 1 Year - 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 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 government and industry.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A relevant New Zealand university degree or equivalent qualification.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,432 $8,432
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$17,345 $17,345
Total $25,777 $25,777

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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 $53,438
Earnings range $45,690 - $63,019
In employment 71%
In further study 21%
On a benefit 1%

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

Murray King Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Masterton District Council - Community Services Manager

Website:

http://mstn.govt.nz/

Value:

Up to $2,000.

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Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust

Website:

http://www.ruralcommunitiestrust.org.nz

Value:

So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

Read more

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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