BSc. Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing - Dedan Kimathi University of Technology - DeKUT | Educartis

Nyeri
5 years
Bachelor
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This five year Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing is designed for students who desire to find employment in the private and public sectors, particularly within the fields such as the environment, urban planning, or disaster management. Taken on-campus at The Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, this programme takes place over two semesters, with a design/research project in the final year to give students a comprehensive and well-rounded learning experience. 

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 this 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

BSc. Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will enhance students skills in careers such as: 
  • Urban Planner 
  • Conservationist 
  • Climate Scientist 
  • GIS Manager 

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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, Chemistry, or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems 
  • An equivalent qualification as recognised by the University Senate 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 
  • Download and fill out an application form 
  • Attach two coloured passport size photographs 
  • Submit a non-refundable application fee of 1,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their school fees through: 

  • Standard Chartered Bank: Account No. 0102045131203, Nyeri Branch 
  • Consolidated Bank: Account No. 10061200000062, Nyeri Branch
  • Kenya Commercial Bank: Account No. 1121318274, Nyeri Branch 
  • Equity Bank: Account No. 1150297300480, Nyeri Kimathi Way Branch
  • Family Bank: Account No. 055000028807, Nyeri Branch

Note
  • The University will not accept cash payment.
  • International students will be required to pay an additional 20% of the fee stated in "A" above

Detailed course information

This BSc is taken over the period of five academic years of two semesters each. In addition, students will have to undergo a design/research project in the final year.  

Where and When

30/09/2019

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology


Along adison strt, Nyeri, Kenya

01/10/2019

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology


Along adison strt, Nyeri, Kenya

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