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The City University of New York, USA, New York

Geographic and Information Science, M.Sc.

  • Geographic and Information Science, M.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 2 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 13,316

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The Geographic Information Science program is offered at Lehman College.

Career Opportunities

Career options for social sciences graduates: jobs you can do with a degree in economics, geography, history, law, politics, psychology, sociology etc. If you are graduating with a degree in social sciences, you may find there is a limited number of careers in which your subject is an essential requirement. However, there will be many areas in which your qualification can be an advantage.Careers for social science graduates Some of the areas employing social science graduates are: accountancy advertising/marketing banking and insurance business management economics local government management consultancy market research media politics psychology retail and sales teaching and lecturing tourism town planning.

Course Overview

The MS-GISc program leads to a Master's of Science in GISc, and requires 40 credits of coursework. The curriculum of the MS-GISc program is comprised of three key elements: 4 core courses (14 credits), 5-6 electives (18 credits), and an 8-credit capstone research experience, with options for either a traditional Master's Thesis, or a combination of an applied research project and professional experience through an internship, (PEAR option Professional Experience and Applied Research-PSM) for a total of 40 credits to complete the degree.


Programme Structure Courses include:Basic Mapping: Applications and AnalysisPrinciples of Geographic Information ScienceSpecial Projects in Geographic Information SystemsHonors in GeographyAn Introduction to GeographyHuman GeographyUrban Environmental ManagementConservation of the EnvironmentUrban GeographyGeography of Development



Academic Entry Requirement

Application Fee Letters of Recommendation TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) / IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Personal StatementTranscripts

English Entry Requirement


Contact Details

The City University of New York


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