36 months
36000 AUD/year
8633 AUD/year
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You will gain the expertise to use smart technologies to tackle real-world problems. The Applied Geographical Information Systems degree from Flinders University provides training for a rewarding career in the field, with excellent facilities and innovative teaching and research.  

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Why study Applied Geographical Information Systems at Flinders

  • Involves the use of computer technology and spatial information to study natural processes and the interaction of humans with their environment
  • Study a secondary area including biology, geography and environmental studies, archaeology, and criminology
  • Learn skills to support change and growth in areas like urban planning, mining and exploration, archaeology, transportation, and biodiversity management
  • Flinders leads Australia in spatial databasing and delivery systems
  • Meets the international standards of geospatial science

Your career  

The Applied Geographical Information Systems degree from Flinders University meets the growing need for specialists who know how to use these highly sophisticated systems. There is a strong demand for GIS skills across a range of areas including biodiversity and natural resources management, urban planning, mining and exploration, archaeology, transportation, and infrastructure management.

Potential occupations include:

  • GIS analyst
  • GIS data coordinator
  • spatial information officer
  • land resource information officer
  • GIS and knowledge management officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovative and Creative Thinking: Recognizing Opportunities
  • Data Science
  • Airborne and Ground Data Capture for all Disciplines
  • Collaboration, Co-Creation and the Crowd: Leveraging your Ecosystem for Innovation
  • Data Science 
  • Biostatistics   

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 052031G   

  • The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8633 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8633 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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