Auckland University of Technology

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Geospatial Science

Auckland University of Technology

Field of Study:Cartography
Careers:Land Surveyors


Geospatial science addresses the urgent need for skilled workers to support New Zealand’s growing geospatial industry. The Bachelor of Science, specialising in geospatial science, will help you develop skills in acquiring, integrating and analysing information about locations in space and time and then develop the capacity to interpret, present and distribute this information. Graduates will also gain experience in developing geospatial plans for environmental management and resource planning.

For students looking for university study that leads to employment and want to utilise high tech approaches, geospatial science provides an exciting opportunity. Employers in a wide range of industries and public organisations are seeking people who can apply geographical information systems science to the increasingly complex problems they face. This has led to geospatial scientists topping the Immigration New Zealand long-term skill shortage list. There is a global demand for graduates in this field.
Modified on November 20, 2017