Undergraduate
Programme Code:
07GITB
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 368

Bachelor of Geoinformation Technology

Course Overview

Geoinformation Technology is a science dealing with acquisition, storage, management, analysis and delivery of geographic and spatially referenced information

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements including 18 points for Mathematics, Physical Science, Geography or Natural Science. No symbol must be lower than a C on NSSC Ordinary Level.

Career Opportunities

GIS operators and technicians.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisites

NQF Level

NQF Credits

ILP510S

Introduction to Land Use Planning and Management

None

5

12

Semester 2

GES512S

Geographic Information Systems 1

Introduction to Geospatial Data, Computer User Skills

5

12

WDF521S

Web Development Fundamentals

None

5

10

Year 2
Semester 3

DCV512S

Digital Cartography & Visualisation

Introduction to Geospatial Data

5

12

LIS611S

Land Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems 1

6

12

Semester 4

SEH620S

Software Engineering 1 and HCI

Web Development Fundamentals

6

12

GMN621S

Geoinformation Management

Geographic Information Systems 1, Remote Sensing 1

6

12

GES612S

Geographic Information Systems 2

Geographic Information Systems 1

6

12

RES612S

Remote Sensing 2

Remote Sensing 1, Geographic Information Systems 1

6

12

Year 3
Semester 5

GDB611S

Geodatabases

Database Fundamentals, Geographic Information Systems 2

6

12

GDG621S

Geodemographics

Geographic Information Systems 2

6

12

GIP710S

GIS Programming

Programming for Geoinformatics, Geographic Information Systems 2, Software Engineering 1 and HCI

7

12

Semester 6

AWG721S

Advanced Web GIS

Basic Web Cartography, Web Development Fundamentals, Geodatabases

7

12

WOK721S

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

All courses up to and including

7

36

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