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GPL2901 GIS and Planning Practice 1

Units : 0
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Surveying & Built Environment
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 29 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (GIS1401 and GIS1402) or (URP2001) or (Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GDNS or MENS)

Overview

Knowledge and skills in the use of software and hardware is necessary for GIS and Planning students. Many tasks and projects require exposure to geo-processing tools, covering a wide range of decision-making situations and application areas, such as urban and regional planning, environmental management, agriculture, engineering, land and resource management, etc. It is therefore imperative that students and professionals acquire hands-on experience in the use and application of GIS software and hardware.

The course is intended to provide students with basic to intermediate skills in the use of industry-standard software and hardware being used in spatial science, particularly on geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing. The delivery will focus on the hands-on approach and applications-oriented project done in an inter-disciplinary group that will cover urban and regional planning, environmental management, agriculture, engineering, etc. It will cover computer lab exercises, workshops, group work, and project presentations.

This course contains a mandatory residential school.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2022 External
Date printed 29 May 2022