Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology (Geographic Information Systems)
- CRICOS: 053512D
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 24 units
- 3 years or part-time equivalent
Only fully accredited program offered externally
Experience the impact of Geographic Information Systems with the help of USQ’s Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology (Geographic Information Systems). As the leading provider of Spatial Science programs in Australia, USQ offers a practical, skill and knowledge based program. Study while you work, either via distance or on campus, giving you the flexibility to adapt your study to your life.
Why Geographic Information Systems?
As the only fully accredited program offered externally, USQ’s Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology (Geographic Information Systems) will prepare you for a career in one of Australia’s most rapidly changing industries. Work with sophisticated technology and tools including satellite imagery and laser measurement systems for 3D mapping and visualisation of the natural and built environment and develop practical experience alongside technical, analytical and leadership skills.
Most USQ Spatial Science students secure professional employment before they graduate through the work experience they gain through their degree. With your experience and expertise, you’ll have the opportunity to work as a professional Geographic Information Systems Manger or Spatial Information Analyst in areas including the Government, environmental or transportation.
When you graduate with your Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology in Geographic Information Systems, you will be eligible to apply for membership with the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.
If you are enrolled in the External study mode in this degree, you will have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools, where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Subject pre-requisites: English (4 SA) or equivalent, and Mathematics A (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.