Memorial University – St. John’s Campus

Geographic Information Science

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Program Information

School:Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Field of Study:Cartography
Geography, Other
Description:Are you interested in obtaining qualifications in the field of Geographic Information Sciences (GISciences)? Did you know that Geotechnologies (which include GIScience) have been recognised in 2004 by the US department of Labour as one of the three most important and emerging fields, along with nanotechnologies and biotechnologies?

The diploma program in Geographic Information Sciences (GISciences) is a 30 credits program offered, by the Department of Geography, to students registered in a Bachelor of Arts (Honours or General) or in a Bachelor of Science (Honours or General). The diploma program is also offered to students who have completed a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science at Memorial University or at another recognized university.
URL:Geographic Information Science at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Cost per year:*
National: $2,550
Careers:Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Science 
  •  Grade12 Social Science  or  Grade12 International Languages 

Students must also have two credits at the 3000 level in elective courses.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 July 04, 2016