Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This course introduces the core skills and techniques required to process and analyse location-based data and remotely sensed imagery collected through space and time. Students are exposed to the principles and applications of geographic information systems and remote sensing with a focus on their practical usage to a range of different disciplines including environment, agriculture, mining, defence and urban planning. It assumes little to no prior knowledge in the field and is suitable for “up-skillers” seeking the ability to capture, process, and add meaning to location-based data. This course is available on-campus and by distance education (via online learning) to Australian and International students.


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • This course comprises four units selected from two sets of alternate core areas in the field of Geospatial Intelligence. Unit selection is dependent upon entry point and enrolment status (part-time or full-time). Full-time students select the set of units for the semester they enrol in. Both sets are designed to expose students to the essentials of geographic information systems and remote sensing. Set 1 builds web mapping, photogrammetry and cartography skills, whilst Set 2 focuses on data management and python programming. Its uniquely organised structure allows part-time students to

Standard entry requirements

Applicants require a recognised Bachelor Degree in any discipline. Alternatively, applicants with more than three years’ demonstrable experience working in the fields of GIS or remote sensing may be considered for entry into the Graduate Certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth International: $9,981 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 semester
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 semester

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