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Geomatics

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Environment
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Cartography
Description:Learn to use tools such as remote sensing, computer mapping, geographic information systems (GIS), and GPS to analyze geographic data, understand spatial data, and make meaningful decisions. At the same time, you’ll also learn the fundamentals of software design from Waterloo’s computer science experts and have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and gain paid work experience in co-op.

Once you graduate from Geomatics, which is ranked in the top 100 internationally for it's remote sensing courses (Shanghai World University Rankings 2020), you’ll find no end of opportunities to put your skills to work. Help governments prepare for natural hazards such as floods. Track crime rates or the spread of disease. Map demographics for businesses, or develop transportation routes for municipalities.
URL:Geomatics at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,700
International: $41,100
Scholarships:1
Careers:Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

- Any Grade 12 U English (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- A Grade 12 U Mathematics course (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* 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 September 03, 2020

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