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Geoinformatics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The B.Sc. Geoinformatics programme from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia is intended to produce professionals who are

capable of using information technology (IT) to handle geospatial information for the economic, social and physical development of the country.

Career

Geoinformation Officer, GIS/Remote Sensing Manager, Geospatial Database Administrator, GIS System Analyst, GIS Programmer/Application Developer, GIS/Remote Sensing Project Manager, GIS/Remote Sensing Project Consultant.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The programme is conducted full time, emphasizing on both aspects of teaching and learning, i.e. theoretical understanding of knowledge and technical skill development through hands-on laboratory exercises and eld works. 
  • Students are required to undergo two intensive training camps in the campus (one in semester 4 and another in semester 5) and a 10-week industrial training at the end of their third year to gain experience of and exposure to the real working environment. 
  • Students are encouraged to get an attachment to the government departments or the private companies for their industrial training.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    46

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Passed SPM/SPMV with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia in July Paper.
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am, AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in TWO (2) other subjects
  • Passed with atleast PNGK 2.80 at STPM level.
  • Passed with atleast grade B- (NGMP 2.67) at STPM in Mathematics and any ONE of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Geografi, Information and Comunications Technology.
  • Passed with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent.
  • Passed with atleast Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5546 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2773 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1074 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 537 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: 2545 MYR
  • International: 13133 MYR

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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