Geographic Information Science and Geography Double Degree
Curtin University

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3-4 years

Course Description


Geographic Information Science Double Degree Major (BSc/BA) - BSc (GIS)/BA (Geography) - MDDU-GISSSScience and Engineering
Guaranteed ATAR 75 This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration Four years full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Geography is largely focused on how and why physical and cultural phenomena not only differ from location to location but how they interact, develop and change over time. Geographic Information Science (GIScience) is the science of capturing, representing, processing and analysing geographic information.

View the Geography Double Degree Major units

The degree prepares work-ready graduates capable of acquiring data using GPS, processing remote sensing imagery and solving location-allocation problems. Combining Geography and GIScience into a double degree provides the modern geographer with new opportunities to link powerful spatial analytical tools to help solve highly topical problem areas such as food security, health geography and natural resource sustainability. GIScience is only available with Geography within this Science/Arts double degree.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • GIS/Spatial Analyst
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Climate Expert
  • Health Geographer
  • Demographer or Planner (e.g. rural, housing, community development, park and recreation, utilities).

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