Bachelor of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

Nairobi
4 years
Bachelor
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This four year Bachelor Degree expertly balances GIS fundamentals with key growth areas, allowing students to gain the experience needed to enter a high-tech workforce. Taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya, the programme emphasis cutting-edge coursework in cartography, geo-visualisation, web and mobile applications, and open source programming to give graduates a significant edge over the competition. 

Geotechnology has recently been hailed as one of the most important emerging and evolving fields and employment opportunities are growing worldwide as GIS professionals become highly valued within the wider community. If you're looking for a technologically-advanced job that will provide you with a higher-than-average salary and incredible job satisfaction, then this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to build a successful career in this field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Become proficient in the use of GIS tools to conduct spatial analyses and build maps that are fit-for-purpose.
  • Understand the data creation process and create simple data sets and/or add to existing data.
  • Perform basic spatial analyses (attribute and spatial queries, buffering, overlays) as well as linking these methods together in a more complex analytical model.
  • Create high-quality maps and associated graphics and text that clearly communicate spatial information and analyses.
Certification obtained

Bachelor of Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will enhance students' skills in careers such as: 
  • Conservationist 
  • Climate Scientist 
  • GIS Manager 
  • App Developer 

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A KCSE Mean Grade of C+ with a C in Mathematics, Physics, and English
  • A Relevant Certificate 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Apply online at the application portal 
  • Upload academic certificates and a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 3,000 KES 

Payment options

All fee payments can be  made to either: 

  • Co-operative Bank A/C No. 01129006234900
  • Equity Bank A/C No. 0540290597366.

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya over the course of four years (8 semesters). 

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