GS1320 - Principles of GIS

This course will enable students to explore the principles and fundamental concepts and types of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and apply them in simple projects. Students will be introduced to the five main technical components of a GIS, namely, input, storage, pre-processing, analysis and output using both the raster and vector spatial data models. A series of laboratory exercises provide students with hands-on experience using current software applications.

This course is offered in the following programs:
GIS Applications Specialist (Post Diploma)