Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent up to 4 years maximum.
From tracking bushfire spread, to precision agriculture and climate change, as a Spatial Scientist you could be part of one of Australia’s most rapidly advancing industries.
This degree will provide you with the practical skills needed to contribute new solutions to the many scientific challenges we face and make a meaningful difference in the world.
Our Graduate Diploma in Spatial Science will provide you with access to and practical skills in specialised Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) software. You will learn how to collect unique data sets using drones, access online global earth data and apply spatial analysis techniques to a broad range of environmental and social problems.
Courses you may study include:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
Graduates will develop the knowledge and skills to contribute to a wide range of careers in government, private companies, and non-government organisations (NGOs).
Possible career opportunities include: