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Bachelor of Science - Geospatial Science Major

  • Bachelor

In the Geospatial Science major in the Bachelor of Science you learn to interpret, analyse, present, and distribute information about locations in space and time.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

In the Geospatial Science major in the Bachelor of Science you learn to interpret, analyse, present, and distribute information about locations in space and time.

Geospatial scientists help determine where schools, hospitals and new housing areas are located, and how to make the most efficient use of available resources. Geospatial scientists also identify which areas need environmental protection.

Geospatial science at AUT emphasises its use for conservation planning. Graduates with geospatial science skills are sought after by a range of employers, and demand will continue to grow, spurred on by population growth and finite resources. You explore an awareness of environmental considerations, and develop geospatial plans for environmental management and resource planning.

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Environmental planner
  • GIS analyst or consultant
  • Natural resource or hazard manager
  • Sustainable development planner
  • Geography teacher*
  • Geospatial scientist for Crown-owned research institutes, government departments and local government

*After completing a graduate diploma in education.

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