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What will I learn?

Your career in geospatial science

From Google Maps to GPS systems, spatial science is everywhere and is relied on for information about where things are, and how they are related. Gain specialised knowledge to meet the needs of a booming industry.

What you will study

This degree will prepare you to play an important role in collecting, managing, analysing and interpreting data to meet the needs of agricultural, environmental, emergency and transportation industries.

Career

As more and more organisations rely on spatial data as a key information source, the industry demand for graduates grows. It’s typical that more than 90% of RMIT graduates are employed within three months of completing their studies, demonstrating that demand for geospatial science professionals is growing across Australia and the globe. Graduates work in diverse roles that:

manage and plan land use systems in local government
map and analyse crime patterns with the police
build systems for monitoring the spread of infectious disease
provide maps and other data for mobile phones.

Geospatial scientists develop and manage geographic information systems in a diverse range of exciting areas, including:

land administration and reform
urban planning
subdivision planning
infrastructure management
natural resource monitoring and development
coastal zone management and mapping
disaster informatics for disaster risk reduction and response
weather forecasting.

Which department am I in?

STEM College

CRICOS

084349J

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,480.00 (19,52,891) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 70% average.

For international students

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT University has obtained a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education.

  • Ranked 21st globally for universities less than 50 years old
  • 15th highest-ranked university in Australia
  • 8th in Australia for graduate employability
  • Industry partnerships in 100+ countries