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Under a department that is meeting a strong demand throughout North America for its graduates, the research-based Geomatics Engineering (MSc Thesis) degree usually takes two years of full-time study beyond a bachelor’s degree. The Department of Geomatics offers worldwide excellence in graduate education and in research, with students learning from faculty members who have earned an international as well as national reputation. Varied and exciting careers in geomatics engineering involve skills ranging from computer modelling and lab experiments to field work, providing a satisfying indoor/outdoor balance in one of the emerging information technologies of the 21st Century.
Industry, government agencies, space agencies, research institutions and academia related to the following sectors: land and industrial surveying, mapping, land tenure, navigation, location services, aerospace, internet of things, environment and hazards, energy and natural resources, agriculture, biomedical, civil, mining, transportation, robotics, automotive, electronics, computer software.
A master of science’s degree in geomatics will give you the pre-requisite for a PhD.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
Minimum of four courses with a at least two Geomatics Engineering specific graduate courses. Professional seminars.
Two years full-time; four years maximum
A supervisor is required, and must agree to oversee the student's research before admission will be granted
A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
A four year baccalaureate degree, or equivalent from a recognized institution.
A Statement of Purpose
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
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