Diploma in Technology (Geo-information Technology) - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

Nairobi
2 years
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This two year Diploma in Technology (Geo-Information Technology) introduces students to main concepts of digital geo-information production and the use of modern tools in the acquisition, processing, storage, visualisation, and dissemination of spatial information. Taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya, students will acquire both practical skills and in-depth knowledge of the technical processes involved in this industry. 

Geospatial information touches many aspects of public and private sectors, and just about every industry imaginable, from agriculture to ecology and economics, which means that as a graduate in this field, you will have access to a wide range of careers, all of which offer rising and competitive salaries, strong future prospects, and the chance to truly make an impact with the work you do. If this sounds like the right path for you, then this course will give you the advanced skills and knowledge you require to gain a competitive edge in this growing and important industry. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Understand the societal implications and industry applications of GIS technology. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of coordinate systems, projections scale, and other concepts integral to GIS. 
  • Interpret different types of spatial data used in 3D visualisation and analysis.
  • Create, change, and manipulate data used to create a map


Certification obtained

Diploma in Technology (Geo-information Technology)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will enhance students' skills for careers such as: 
  • Civil Engineer
  • Systems Analyst 
  • Geographic Information Systems Technician 
  • Market Researcher 

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Mean Grade of C + (Plus) with a C (Plain) in Mathematics, Physics, and English.
  • A relevant certificate 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill in the online application form 
  • Upload their academic certificates and a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Deposit
  • Bank Transfer 
Note
There are scholarships and grants available for certain courses. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya over the period of two academic years (6 semesters). 

Where and When

01/10/2019

Technical University of Kenya


Technical University, Haile Selassie Avenue , Nairobi, Kenya

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