Bachelor of Science, major in Geographic Information Science, from 2019

Structuring your programme

Your BSc programme will consist of a number of courses worth 15 points each, totalling 360 points. For your GIScience major you must complete the following courses plus the Geographic Information Science capstone course, GISCI 399:

15 points:

  • GISCI 140 Geographic Information and Spatial Thinking*

15 points from:

15 points from:

30 points:

  • GISCI 341 Advanced Remote Sensing*
  • GISCI 343 GIScience Programming and Development*
  • GEOG 342 Technology, Society and Environment*

15 points from:

*subject to approval for 2019.

Doing a double major with Geographic Information Science

If you choose to do a double major in your BSc, we recommend the following subjects to complement GIScience: Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Geophysics, Information and Technology Management, Marine Science and Statistics.

Preparing for your Geographic Information Science major

Some students will feel more prepared for our GIScience courses if they have already studied certain subjects in high school.

You may feel more prepared for your GIScience major if you have studied Digital Technologies, Geography and Statistics.  

Help and advice

For further information and advice, please contact the Science Student Centre.

Science Student Centre
Room G20, Level G
(beside the entrance to the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre)
Building 301
23 Symonds Street
Auckland 1010

Phone: +64 9 923 7020
Email: scifac@auckland.ac.nz
Web: www.env.auckland.ac.nz