Nova Scotia Community College

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Geographic Sciences

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Applied Arts and New Media
Field of Study:Cartography
Description:This program gives you the foundation you need to start a successful career in geographic sciences. You gain an understanding of the world of geographic sciences and the skills that are required. In the first year, you learn the basics of geographic sciences, how to use geomatics tools and technology (e.g., Global Positioning Systems [GPS], Geographic Information Systems [GIS], remote sensing), and explore the individual disciplines and their interdependence. Throughout the first year, you get to know your strengths and interests, and prepare to choose a concentration in your second year that focuses on a specific area of interest.
URL:Geographic Sciences at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,762
Careers:Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements


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    High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

    * 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