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Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment


Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology


The Bachelor of Geomatics programme was purposefully designed to prepare students for a career as geomatics practitioner or technical surveyor, with high level knowledge and skills in the acquisition, processing, presentation, and management of geospatial data.

Admission Requirements

Candidates may be admitted to the Bachelor of Geomatics programme if they meet the NUST General Admission Requirements, and comply with the following additional requirements:

Applicants must have a Grade 12 Certificate with a combined total of at least 30 points on the Evaluation Scale, counting up to five subjects as follows:

• Minimum A-symbol on NSSC Ordinary (or 4-grade at NSSC Higher) for Mathematics;

• Minimum B-symbol on NSSC Ordinary (or 4-grade at NSSC Higher) for Physical Science;

• Minimum C-symbol on NSSC Ordinary (or 4-grade at NSSC Higher) for English First Language OR minimum B-symbol on NSSC Ordinary (or 4-grade for NSSC Higher) for English Second Language; OR, as of the beginning of 2021,

• Minimum A-symbol on NSSCO for Mathematics (or d-symbol on NSSCAS);

• Minimum B-symbol on NSSCO for Physics (or e-symbol on NSSCAS);

• Minimum C-symbol on NSSCO for English First Language (or e-symbol on NSSCAS); OR minimum B-symbol on NSSCO for English Second Language (or e-symbol on NSSCAS).

A pass in Geography is highly recommended, and preference may be given to these candidates, additional to the above admission requirements

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Modes of Study

Full Time