Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Geographical Information Systems
Department Name: Centre for Geographical Analysis

Objectives:

This introductory course is aimed at GIS beginners who need instruction in basic GIS functions such as map production, data capture, editing and manipulation. Participants will also be exposed to more advanced applications of GIS such as spatial analysis and modelling. Upon completion, participants will understand the basic principles of cartography, map projections, data models, and other GIS concepts and will apply these concepts in ArcGIS.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Competence
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: G Groeneveld
Contact Person Email: gretha_g@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 4872293
Latest Year Offered: 2017