• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Burnaby, Canada
This program offered by British Columbia Institute of Technology provides students with excellent opportunities for career enhancement and professional growth. This degree will appeal primarily to graduate Geomatics Engineering Technologists who wish to pursue professional accreditation as Land Surveyors or develop their careers in other areas of Geomatics such as mapping or hydrography.
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Overview

Program Details

  • On completion of the British Columbia Institute of Technology Diploma in Geomatics Engineering Technology (Academic Years 1 and 2) or the equivalent, students can continue into Years 3 and 4
  • Academic Year 3 consists of levels 5 and 6. Academic Year 4 consists of levels 7 and 8
  • Each year has two terms. Each term is fifteen weeks long. Levels 5 and 7 are from September to December for fifteen consecutive weeks. Levels 6 and 8 are from January to April with fifteen weeks of classes and a one week Spring Break in March
  • Six courses are offered each term and are a mixture of Geomatics technical courses, Business Management courses and Liberal Studies courses. A research project is a key component of the degree, planned in level 6 and completed in levels 7 and 8

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Issues
  • Spatial Database Systems 
  • Geodetic Positioning 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    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:

    6.5

    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

  • Post-secondary: A recognized Diploma in Geomatics with a minimum GPA of 65%
  • English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English 12 (67%) or, 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution
  • Applicants who have completed post-secondary studies outside of Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand will require a comprehensive evaluation of their credentials by the International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19196 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9598 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5836 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2918 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/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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