Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Division of Research and Graduate Studies
214 Horton Hall, 18 University Avenue
Wolfville, NS
Canada B4P 2R6

Applied Geomatics

Program Information
Faculty: Research and Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Cartography
Description The Master of Science in Applied Geomatics is jointly offered by the Nova Scotia Community College and Acadia University. It is a two year program of collaborative coursework/research and data interpretation, where students spend normally: two semesters at the Nova Scotia Community College (Centre of Geographic Sciences-CoGS and/or Applied Geomatics Research Group-AGRG), two semesters at Acadia University and a further two semesters on research at either one or both institutions. Students will complete a Research Thesis or a Research Project under the joint supervision of faculty members from Acadia University and AGRG-CoGS. Students will become skilled in the assembly, analysis, interpretation and presentation of biological, geological or environmental data, addressing an approved research subject and problem. The fundamental relevance of this program is that its graduates will be fully competent to tackle existing or predicted environmental problems, from solid theoretical and practical foundations, using a variety of skills, and an array of new technologies. Graduates of this program will become society and industry leaders in: mapping, planning, analysis, understanding and stewardship of the natural environment.
Website: Applied Geomatics at Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 70
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Two reference letters and one official transcript from every post-secondary institution attended are required. For all international applicants, a copy of passport (only page 1 and 2) is also required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 13, 2016