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Geographic Information Systems

We have all used Google Maps to check out our next holiday destination and zoomed downed to street view to see that the hotel exists. Systems like Google Earth and Google Maps are basically Geographic Information Systems and provide digital mapping and spatial information to millions of users.

  • Whether you want to find the best location for a new bank branch, create a 3D model of a city or use satellite images to map the habitat of the rare bilby, USQ can get your Spatial Science career underway.
  • Study topics in satellite imagery and laser measurement systems for 3D mapping and visualisation with the latest technology.
  • Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.

Career opportunities

With your newfound expertise and experience, you’ll have the opportunity to work as a professional Geographic Information Systems Manger or Spatial Information Analyst in areas such as Government, environmental or transportation.

The world of Spatial Science

Explore a career in the outdoors as a surveyor, urban and regional town planner or geographic information systems specialist with a degree from USQ.

Study Geographic Information Systems at USQ