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Degree

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Course code: #GIS1

master

Degree

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $15,192 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    8 months

  • PGWP

    8 months

  • Min GPA

    3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2021 2021-02-01

Overview

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Strapped for time, but looking to learn valuable skills to help increase your marketability? Fanshawe’s eight-month, in-class or online Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program can help you discover a new in-demand career. Available 100% online or in a traditional in-class format, our program is flexible enough to suit your busy lifestyle.

As a student, you’ll work within a project-based, software intensive format that is focused on building a foundation in GIS, with the flexibility to focus your studies in your area of expertise. You’ll have access to our cutting-edge technology that will help you develop skills in remote-sensing, object-oriented programming, spatial analysis and modelling, digital photogrammetry, web map/ GIS and CAD skills.

In addition to the many valuable skills you will learn in the classroom, you'll have the opportunity to participate in the cooperative education aspect of the program for a four month period with an associated GIS based employer. As part of this program, you can be placed doing GIS work with government agencies, GIS software employers, and other private industry companies that use GIS technology. Upon graduation, students have been hired as GIS specialists, GIS applications programmers or developers, spatial database specialists, GIS researchers, among others.

This one-year program has a summer semester co-op work term, giving students valuable hands-on experience practicing their newly acquired skills with industry partners. Students can graduate in eight months with a non-co-op endorsed graduate credential.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$22,442

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,116
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,250
Tuition 1 person $15,192

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1)An Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
2)Proof of English proficiency
3)Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

83
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

59
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Fanshawe College has developed pathway partnerships with the following English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs across Canada. Students who meet Fanshawe’s admission requirements, but who lack sufficient language proficiency, can be issued a conditional Letter of Admission to a program of their choice.
1-English School of Canada
2-ICEAP
3-ILAC
4-ILSC Language Schools
5-Quest Language Studies (Quest)
6-Royal Canadian Institute of International Studies (RCIIS)
7-St. George International College
8-Stafford House International

Academic background and requirement

Admission Requirements A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree (Note: minimum 'B' average or 3.0 GPA) OR Equivalent qualification from another institution with a minimum 'B' average or 3.0 GPA as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above OR Professional background and experience judged by the College to be equivalent to the above

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