Develop the skills for a career as a geographic information science professional in research, government and industry with the Master of Geographic Information Science.
This master's degree provides an interdisciplinary approach to geographic information science to address the current shortage of qualified geographic information science (GIS) specialists in New Zealand and around the world.
Through the Master of Geographic Information Science you gain advanced knowledge in the field, as well as the ability to study independently and plan, execute and present the findings of applied GIS projects.
Start date: 2018
Start date: 2019
This programme brochure will be available soon.
An applicant must:
In exceptional circumstances, students may be approved by the MGIS Director for entry to the programme without two undergraduate courses in GIS, if they have significant relevant work experience which serves as adequate preparation for the programme.
You need to complete a total of 240 points, including 120 points from advanced-level papers and a thesis of 120 points, your opportunity to research an area within geographic information systems.
Teaching is a combination of residential block papers, face-to-face online lectures, seminars, tutorials and computer practical sessions.
There is currently a shortage of qualified geographic information science (GIS) specialists in New Zealand and around the world.
Organisations in many areas need GIS professionals who can integrate GIS with their core business. As a result, there are many exciting opportunities for graduates.
25 Feb 2019
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.