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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide the tools for managing, analysing and presenting spatial information in an intuitive and graphical way. This course provides students with an introduction to the fundamental concepts, principles and techniques of GIS. The course examines the use of geographic technology, including global positioning systems as well as GIS. It also introduces you to GIS and GPS software skills, including ArcView.
Update: The main software used in the course is now Esri ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap), as well as Harris Geospatial ENVI for remote sensing / image processing.
45 points at 100-level or above, from any degree schedule.
DIGI205 and GISC422
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $850.00
International fee $4,000.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
Geography on the department and colleges page.