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Professional Master of Geospatial Science and Technology

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Professional Master of Geospatial Science and Technology (PMGST) equips current and future geospatial professionals with experience in GIS and location data analysis, for leadership roles in government, industry, and research.This taught...

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1 year full-time
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$12,648 per year
International Fees
$54,900 per year

About this course

The Professional Master of Geospatial Science and Technology (PMGST) equips current and future geospatial professionals with experience in GIS and location data analysis, for leadership roles in government, industry, and research.This taught Master's offers foundational knowledge for those from a diverse range of backgrounds to acquire the knowledge, skills, and industry networks to work effectively in a geospatial environment. It will also provide development opportunities for those already in the industry.The programme intersects relevant disciplines such as Data Science, Computer Science, and Environmental Science with spatial analysis. Students will gain skills in programming, research analysis, database management, using and applying geospatial technology, and communication.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

The PMGST provides graduates with the problem solving skills and technical knowledge to undertake advanced geospatial roles.

There is currently a geospatial skill shortage in Aotearoa New Zealand, which graduates of this degree will be able to fulfil in a range of different industries, including the private sector, government, and community organisations. Potential roles could be GIS analyst, GIS planner, local government analyst, or geospatial technology developer.

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