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GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Surveying & Built Environment
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 27 January 2023


The course is designed to introduce Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and provide a broad understanding of its capabilities to students.

Students enrolling in the GIS1402 course must be proficient in operating computer systems (e.g. Windows) and they must be able to download and install QGIS software on their personal computer.

The course will cover the basic concepts and principles of geographic information systems (GIS). Topics to be covered include the fundamentals of GIS and GIS data quality and implementation issues.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Semester 3, 2022 Online
Date printed 27 January 2023