Master of GIS and Remote Sensing Articulated Set

includes:

Master of GIS and Remote Sensing
Graduate Diploma of GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]
Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing GradCertGIS&RemoteSens

Graduate Diploma of GIS and Remote Sensing GradDipGIS&RemoteSens

Master of GIS and Remote Sensing MGIS&RemoteSens

Availability

Master of GIS and Remote Sensing (4720GI)

Online - Albury-Wodonga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of GIS and Remote Sensing

Full-time: 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Diploma of GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of GIS and Remote Sensing

A completed AQF Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A relevant discipline will be considered to be any STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) discipline.

OR

A completed AQF Diploma in a relevant discipline AND spatial sciences industry experience of at least 2 years, demonstrated by a detailed resume

AND

Standard English Language Proficiency requirements. Refer to
http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements.

 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of GIS and Remote Sensing

Students who complete the Diploma will be awarded 64 points of credit towards the masters

Graduate Diploma of GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]
Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing will be eligible for 32 points of credit.
Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]
No special arrangements apply

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma [Exit Point Only] and Graduate Certificate [Exit Point Only] make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of GIS and Remote Sensing

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing

Core subjects

  • SPA431 GIS 1: Geographic Information Science Foundations
  • SPA441 Remote Sensing 1: Image Data
  • SPA432 GIS 2: Geographic Information Science Applications
  • SPA442 Remote Sensing 2: Image Processing and Analysis

Graduate Diploma of GIS and Remote Sensing

Core subjects from Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing

Plus core subjects:

  • SPA433 GIS 3: Advanced Geographic Information Science
  • SPA451 Cartography

Plus two of:

  • SPA443 Remote Sensing 3: Information Extraction
  • SPA454 Algorithms in GIS and Remote Sensing
  • SPA555 Spatial Modelling
  • SPA452 Programming in GIS and Remote Sensing
  • SPA553 Applied Geostatistics
  • Restricted elective

Masters of GIS and Remote Sensing

Core subjects from Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing

Plus core subjects:

  • SPA433 GIS 3: Advanced Geographic Information Science
  • SPA451 Cartography

Plus six of:

  • SPA443 Remote Sensing 3: Information Extraction
  • SPA454 Algorithms in GIS and Remote Sensing
  • SPA555 Spatial Modelling
  • SPA452 Programming in GIS and Remote Sensing
  • SPA553 Applied Geostatistics
  • SPA556 Spatial Project
  • Restricted elective
  • Restricted elective

Restricted electives can be chosen from:

  • AGR512 Property and Catchment Planning
  • BIO312 Landscape Ecology
  • BIO416 Conservation Biology
  • ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing
  • ENM509 Managing Projects and Resources
  • GEO305 Groundwater Hydrology and Management
  • GEO503 Climatology
  • PAD591 Public Sector Management
  • PKM562 Environmental Policy

Enrolment Pattern

A normal enrolment pattern would be as follows. Minor amendment to the order in which subjects are completed at the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma level may be negotiated with the Course Director.

Year 1 Session 1

SPA431 GIS 1: Geographic Information Science Foundations
SPA441 Remote Sensing 1: Image Data

Year 1 Session 2

SPA432 GIS 2: Geographic Information Science Applications
SPA442 Remote Sensing 2: Image Processing and Analysis

Students can exit at this point with a Graduate Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing

Year 2 Session 1

SPA433 GIS 3: Advanced Geographic Information Science

Plus one of:

SPA443 Remote Sensing 3: Information Extraction
SPA454 Algorithms in GIS and Remote Sensing
SPA555 Spatial Modelling

Year 2 Session 2

SPA451 Cartography

Plus one of:

SPA452 Programming in GIS and Remote Sensing
SPA553 Applied Geostatistics
Restricted elective

Students can exit at this point with a Graduate Diploma of GIS and Remote Sensing

Year 3 Session 1

Note: Maximum of 2 restricted electives total (if restricted elective was selected in Y2S2 then only 1 restricted elective can be selected in Y3)

Any two of

SPA443 Remote Sensing 3: Information Extraction
SPA454 Algorithms in GIS and Remote Sensing
SPA555 Spatial Modelling
Restricted elective

Year 3 Session 2

Any two of

SPA452 Programming in GIS and Remote Sensing
SPA553 Applied Geostatistics
SPA556 Spatial Project
Restricted elective

Students graduate at this point with a Master in GIS and Remote Sensing

Restricted electives can be chosen from:

Session 1:

BIO416 Conservation Biology
BIO312 Landscape Ecology
PKM562 Environmental Policy
AGR512 Property and Catchment Planning

Session 2:

ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing
GEO503 Climatology
ENM509 Managing Projects and Resources
GEO305 Groundwater Hydrology and Management
PAD591 Public Sector Management

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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