Nova Scotia Community College

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Marine Geomatics

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Applied Arts and New Media
Field of Study:Nautical Science/Merchant Marine Officer
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Description:This one-year program develops professionals who have a thorough grounding in the area of Geomatics and can use their skills to effectively explore, manage, and monitor marine and coastal environments. You will apply the integrated geodetic skills of GPS positioning and hydrographic surveying for coastal mapping and nautical charting agencies, hydrographic surveying organizations, offshore construction and resource exploration companies, and firms involved in coastal zone management, habitat mapping and environmental, geological, and geophysical sciences. Your presentation of this data will be crucial when making decisions relating to the environment and natural resources.

Graduates are in high demand in private and public sectors. Graduates may be employed in hydrographic agencies, ocean and seabed research, offshore construction and engineering, seismic exploration, software development, and more.
URL:Marine Geomatics at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,522

Admission Requirements


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

    Undergraduate degree in Science or Engineering, or a diploma in the field of geomatics.

    * 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 August 13, 2018