Fanshawe College

GIS and Urban Planning

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Design
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; University Transfer
Field of Study:Cartography
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Description:With this GIS and Urban Planning program, you'll learn how your training can help make the world a cleaner, more sustainable place. You'll be provided with technical and design skills that will help you understand land use planning, land development, land conservation and resource management, in both rural and urban communities from the perspective of both the public and private sector. As well, you'll have access to cutting-edge technologies including GIS (Geographical Information Systems), AutoCAD, 3D Visualizations and Presentation Graphics applications. This training will be used in conjunction with our case study method that allows you to participate in the conceptualization of actual land development projects.
This two-year program also features two co-operative work terms that give you practical, hands-on experience with government, planning consultants or land development companies. When you graduate, you'll be prepared for an exciting career as a planning, design, or AutoCAD technician or a GIS operator or analyst.
URL:GIS and Urban Planning at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,580
Careers:Urban and Land Use PlannersLand Surveyors

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) - Any Grade 11 or Grade 12 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M) OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) AND: - Any Grade 11 or Grade 12 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M) OR Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses stated above

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]

* 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 July 15, 2021