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Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Degree:Master; Online
Field of Study:Cartography
Description:The program offers courses, labs, seminars, and a research project to generate an intellectual environment in which students can enhance their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the area of Geographic Information Science. It combines a strong academic foundation with professional skills by requiring both academic courses and a thesis research project.
URL:Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Stage 1:Bachelor's degree. VIU's International Student English Language Requirements for Academic Programs. Significant experience or training in GIS. Introductory GIS course. Letter of Intent. References. Interview may be required. Stage 2: Meet Stage 1 admission requirements. VIU’s Advanced Diploma in GIS Applications (or equivalent) with a minimum B in all GIS diploma courses. Satisfactory assessment of the intended research topic.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 December 13, 2019

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