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Diploma in Geoinformatics & Remote Sensing (DGIRS)

Over the past several decades’ geospatial technologies acquiring, managing, interpreting, integrating, displaying, analyzing, data in the geographic, temporal, and spatial contexts, have gained increasing importance in both the public and private sectors. They include geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS), surveying techniques, WebGIS /MobileGIS and global positioning systems (GPS). These technologies have been used to uplift government, public and private sectors. This is an applied Basic Geoinformatics and Remote sensing (science, systems, and technologies) course where you will perform various assigned exercises and readings so that you become familiar with the power and possibilities of spatial analysis.

Part Time
Duration
Objectives

At the successful completion of this course, a dedicated student will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental theory of Geographic Information Science (GISc) behind Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Gain a working knowledge and proficiency of GIS software.
  • Experience and fundamental understanding Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) systems.
  • Become efficient in building maps that can be shared with non-GIS users.
  • Map developing using Aerial photography (Drone Mapping).
  • Use of GIS as an analytical and problem-solving tool to support organization planning.
1 Year
Entry Qualifications
  • Professional qualification in the same discipline (subjected to faculty approval)
  • OR
  • General Certificate of Education (Advanced level) or an equivalent qualification
Programme Contents
  • Introduction to GeoInformatics
  • Introduction to Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)
  • Introduction to Remote sensing (RS)
  • Cartography and Map Projections
  • Geoprocessing and spatial analysis
  • Digitization and GIS layer preparation
  • Web GIS/ Mobile GIS platform Concept
  • Data collection and analyzing
  • Google Map and APIs
  • Drone Mapping and Basics
  • Working GEO-database
  • WebGIS applications
  • How GIS Is Changing the World – 1000+ GIS Applications

Medium

English

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