GIM for MSc (Full-time)
GIP for PgD (Full-time)
GGM for MSc (Part-time)
GGP for PgD (Part-time)
1 year (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)
30 for MSc
21 for PgD
HK$5,300 per credit for local and non-local students
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PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.
Dr LIU Xintao
BEng, MSc, PhD
Deputy Programme Leader
Dr XU Yang
BSc, MSc, PhD
Designed for professionals in geographic information systems (GIS), surveying or related fields, this programme equips students with the theoretical understanding and practical skills required to specialise in GIS or land and engineering surveying.
Our multidisciplinary programme for experienced professionals advances students' knowledge in their chosen specialist areas and expands their general perspectives on geomatics.
The MSc programme has been accredited by:
(Subject to regular re-accreditation)
Students can choose from a wide range of subjects that are offered under the Postgraduate Scheme in Construction and Environment, each generally requiring one evening class per week over a 13-week semester.
For the MSc
Students must complete 7 subjects, including at least 4 Core Subjects, and a Dissertation that is pertinent to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Surveying. The Dissertation is optional. Alternatively, students can choose a Geomatics Project and one more Core Subject in either GIS or Surveying, depending on their stream.
For the PgD
Students must complete 7 subjects, including at least 4 Core Subjects.
Core Areas of Study
The following is a brief summary of the core areas of study. Students will be provided with detailed information on the subjects for selection upon registration.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialism
Subjects on offer are subject to revision.
Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at www.lsgi.polyu.edu.hk/prospective-students/degrees-and-qualifications/master-of-science-in-geomatics/index.asp.
Holders of the qualifications marked with ^ may be invited to attend interviews to assess their suitability for the programme.
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.
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