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.
Completing this program
- Courses: Topics may include physical geodesy, GNSS theory and applications, Earth observation for the environment, geocomputation and more.
- Thesis: Students will be required to submit and defend an original theoretical or practical research thesis.
- Professional Development Seminar: Students take a professional development course on communication styles, presentation skills and more.
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.