Simon Fraser University

Geographic Information Science

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Program Information

School:Simon Fraser University
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Cartography
Description:Do you like digital tools that help you to make informed decisions about traffic routes, energy use, and more? Do you find technologies that help warn populations about natural disasters fascinating? Do you know that spatial data can be used to help address inequities in health care access, pollution exposure, and more? Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in GIS will allow you to display and analyze spatial data using geographic information system technologies. You will learn to create and interpret data in the form of maps, figures and models. GIScience combines computer cartography, remote sensing, spatial data analysis, spatial theory and geovisualization.
URL:Geographic Information Science at Simon Fraser University
Length:5 Year(s)
Careers:Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*86
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : More information about English Language requirements available at:

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 05, 2022