British Columbia Institute of Technology

Geographic Information Systems

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Construction and the Environment
Degree:Diploma; Distance
Field of Study:Cartography
Description:Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology is used to manage and utilize geographic data, and is widely recognized as an essential tool in such diverse fields as forest management, urban planning, engineering, municipal management, business, and environmental studies.

The Advanced Diploma program in Geographic Information Systems is designed for students with a background in a related discipline or technology. The program is available in a full-time, nine-month program format, or through Part-time Studies. The curriculum combines theory and practice and covers GIS principles, training in GIS software, technical issues, remote sensing, digital mapping and management issues. Students must also successfully complete a supervised work experience before graduation. This may be either an industry project or an industry practicum.
URL:Geographic Information Systems at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:9 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,070
Careers:Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 28, 2016