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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


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


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