Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Earth Sciences not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Degree and two undergraduate courses in GIS.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This diploma provides an interdisciplinary approach to Geographic Information Science (GIS). Graduates will have advanced knowledge in the field, with the ability to study independently and plan, execute and present the findings of applied GIS projects. Graduates from the programme should be qualified to work as GIS professionals in research, government and industry.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Earth Sciences at this level can earn:

$53,000

Median earnings one year after study

$54,000

Median earnings two years after study

$71,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

73%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

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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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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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 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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