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Geographical Information Science

Change your perception of the world

The UNIGIS programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the technical, geographical and organizational aspects of Geographical Information Science (GIS). It will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to:

  • use GIS to produce solutions for management issues and scientific challenges;
  • design and implement appropriate methods for capturing data;
  • design spatial analysis procedures within GIS;
  • design and use databases within GIS;
  • design map output suitable for a variety of media;
  • implement quality control procedures, and analyse a GIS project and understand the critical role of GIS within an organization.


  • Language of instruction:English
  • Duration:3 years part-time
  • Application deadline:1 month before the start date for all applicants
  • Start date:1 February and 1 September
  • Study type:Part-time
  • Field of Interest:Economics, Business and Law, Natural Sciences
  • Specializations:GIS/GIScience/GIS and Management/GIS and the Environment
  • Admission requirements:TOEFL 580/237/92-93 or IELTS 6.5
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