Program Information

School: Western University
Faculty: Faculty of Social Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Cartography
Description: This program, which can be done as either a BA or a BSc, is designed for students seeking careers in the exciting field of Geographic Information Science. It provides theoretical background, as well as practical, technical, and analytical skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including the use of GIS software. Geographic Information Systems are used for the collection, maintenance, storage, analysis and output of geographical data and information. They can be applied in a variety of fields, such as environmental studies, natural disaster studies, urban development, transportation, forestry, agriculture, business etc.
URL: Geographic Information Science at Western University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $30,906
Careers: Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 86

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Math is helpful as preparation for Sociology and Geography programs.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5]