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49611 - 879(180) MA - GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS


Admission requirements:
A BAHons degree with Geography and Environmental Studies as a major and GIS training, or a BAHons degree in a related discipline as major approved by Senate as appropriate, and with appropriate training in GIS, for admission to the programme. An average mark of 60% for the major.

Programme structure:
The implementation, management and application of GIS for managing resources and for spatial analysis and modeling of human geographical phenomena, disasters and problems.

[split] Compulsory module:
- 12188 Thesis (GIS) 872(180)

Assessment and examination:
The thesis of 30 000 40 000 words, which attests to the ability to conduct scientific research on a geographical problem independently, is examined according to the University’s prescriptions.

Enquiries:
Programme co-ordinator: Prof A van Niekerk
021 808 3101 | avn@sun.ac.za
Universiteit Stellenbosch University