Master of Science (Geographical Information Science) -MSC (GIS)

Geomatika University College

Program Description

Master of Science (Geographical Information Science) -MSC (GIS)

Geomatika University College

MASTER OF SCIENCE (GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE)- MSC (GIS)

Application of GIS in Malaysia is increasing especially in environment and geohazard management’s field, urban planning, logging, health application matters and petroleum. Moreover, GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts.

The Master of Science In Geographical Information Science by coursework consists of 12 core courses and 2 electives courses. Besides these taught subjects, students are required to submit a Research Project of 10 credits. To graduate, students must complete a total of 40 credits. Students are assessed through assignments, presentations and a final examination.

This course will allow students to answer questions and solve problems by looking at the data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared. GIS technology can be integrated into any enterprise information system framework.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • To give strong foundation and advance knowledge in the field of GIS
  • To provide opportunities to the students who want to further their study to higher level in the field of GIS
  • To expose students to Geospatial related field as well as career prospect in this area
  • To produce skilled and knowledgeable graduates to support GIS related field sectors
  • To produce excellent GIS professionals

SUBJECT OFFERED

Semester 1

  • Introduction to GIS
  • Data Acquisition & Data Modelling
  • Remote Sensing
  • Geo-DBMS
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Geographical Analysis
  • Visualisation and Cartography
  • Open GIS and Distributed GI Infrastructures

Semester 2

  • Collaborative Projects /Practical Project
  • GIS Organisation and Project Management
  • Learning Practice and Academic Work 1
  • Research Project Proposal
  • Electives 1

Semester 3

  • Learning Practice and Academic Work 2
  • Research Project
  • Electives 2

Elective courses

  • Multi-Purpose Cadastre & Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • GIS Application in Local Government
  • GIS Applications in Geohazard Management
  • GIS Applications in Natural Resource Management & Conservation

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

  • Bachelor Degrees (Level 6 KKM) in the field of Science, Engineering, Technology with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent that is approved by Senate; or
  • Any other equivalent requirement that is recognized by the Malaysian Government.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

  • Geoinformation Officer
  • GIS/Remote Sensing Manager
  • Geospatial Database Administrator
  • GIS System Analyst
  • GIS Programmer/Application Developer
  • GIS/Remote Sensing Project Manager
  • GIS/Remote Sensing Project Consultant
  • GIS/Remote Sensing Researcher
  • Lecturer

This school offers programs in:
  • English
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