48 months
30010 CAD/year
7035 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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This career-focused Geographic Analysis (Hons) program from Toronto Metropolitan University teaches state-of-the-art geographic information systems (GIS), mapping and remote sensing technology to examine real-world issues in retail management, real estate development, social service planning, public health and safety or climate change. 

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Hands-on labs, a 350-hour internship in the public or private sector, research and consulting projects with external clients, fieldwork including local and international field trips and opportunities for international exchange will prepare you to provide innovative solutions in a variety of fields. 

The Geographic Analysis (Hons) program from Toronto Metropolitan University is uniquely positioned to prepare students for the professional workplace using state-of-the-art technology in geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing.

Through a combination of classroom lectures, geotechnology training, field studies, and a mandatory work placement, students develop the ability to provide real-world solutions in areas including business location, real-estate development, urban poverty, public health, crime prevention, as well as environment and pollution.

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After Graduation

Put your training and expertise to use in market research; real estate development; retail site selection; economic forecasting; environmental conservation; transportation planning; housing; recreation and tourism; or crime analysis. You may work as an environmental analyst, data analyst, mapping technician, GIS developer, research analyst, marketing analyst, planner, geospatial health analyst, or location intelligence specialist. You may also choose to work as a consultant in government, in the private sector, or on a freelance basis. You may choose to pursue graduate studies in geography (MA/MSc), spatial analysis (MSA), business (MBA), planning (MPl), policy, urban or immigration studies, or environmental science and management, or attend teachers’ college or law school. You may also complete certification as a GIS professional (GISP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy, Earth and Ecosystems
  • Geography and GIS
  • Location, Location, Location
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Academic Writing and Research
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Cartographic Principles and Practice
  • Inferential Statistics in Geography
  • Geographic Information Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
  • A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30010 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30010 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7035 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7035 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • Domestic Fees Range: $7,035 - $7,103
  • International Fees Range: $30,010 - $30,413

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /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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