Geographic Information Science and Geography Double Degree
|Guaranteed ATAR||75 This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||Four years full-time or equivalent part-time study.|
Geography is largely focused on how and why physical and cultural phenomena not only differ from location to location but how they interact, develop and change over time. Geographic Information Science (GIScience) is the science of capturing, representing, processing and analysing geographic information.
The degree prepares work-ready graduates capable of acquiring data using GPS, processing remote sensing imagery and solving location-allocation problems. Combining Geography and GIScience into a double degree provides the modern geographer with new opportunities to link powerful spatial analytical tools to help solve highly topical problem areas such as food security, health geography and natural resource sustainability. GIScience is only available with Geography within this Science/Arts double degree.
This course can help you become a:
- GIS/Spatial Analyst
- Natural Resource Manager
- Climate Expert
- Health Geographer
- Demographer or Planner (e.g. rural, housing, community development, park and recreation, utilities).
In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed below, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
Guaranteed ATAR This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
STAT is not accepted for entry, but may be used to meet English competency requirements.
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Details of the types of ‘bonus points’ commonly available to applicants can be found on our StepUp to Curtin page.
ATAR and selection rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in the most recent intake period
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Mature age entry
Essential WACE courses
- Mathematics: Applications ATAR
Desirable WACE coursesMathematics: Methods ATAR
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
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The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.
Upon graduation you may be eligible for membership in the relevant society or institute of your chosen area of study. Please see the individual majors or contact your course coordinator.
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.
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