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Programme NameCertificate in Geographic Information Systems [from 2023-2024] (6003)
DepartmentDepartment of Geography
FacultyFaculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Admission CriteriaCandidates must have obtained at least five (5) subjects with grades I or II prior to 1998 or III from 1998 at the CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency) or GCE 'O' Level grades A, B, or C. Subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Information Technology/ Electronic Documentation and Preparation Management and Biology/Geography/Integrated Science/Social Studies, or any other approved by the Faculty.
Candidates with any post-secondary education in earth, natural or social sciences.
Candidates with a Secondary Trained Teachers Certificate (Social Studies) with at least a pass with credit.
Mature applicants (21 years and over) who do not possess these qualifications but have creditable work experience for three or more years.
Tuition FeeFirst Year - GYD: $600,000 | USD: $6,000
First Year
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
GIS1001 Geographic Information Systems and Cartography Not Specified 3
GIS1002 Field and Research Methods in GIS Not Specified 4
GIS1003 Introduction to Spatial Analysis Not Specified 4
GIS1004 Foundations of Remote Sensing Not Specified 3
GIS1005 Problem-solving with GIS: Profile and Practice Not Specified 6

Total Cost: GYD $600,000 | USD $6,000