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Geomatics Engineering

Geomatics engineers ask questions such as: How are underground petroleum reservoirs found? Can we more accurately measure climate change through technology? How are aerial images captured for land use planning?

Geomatics engineering is an emerging information technology discipline that deals with the acquisition, modeling, analysis and management of spatial data. Geomatics is one of the fastest growing information sciences, which means the techniques and skills you’ll gain will be in high demand within a wide range of real world work environments. During the course of your studies, much of your learning will occur in class, during tutorials, and through working on advanced-level projects.

As a geomatics engineer, you’ll have global opportunities to work in areas such as telecommunications, oil and gas, scientific research, and more. A degree in engineering can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or a professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or architecture.

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Possible occupations

  • Entrepreneur
  • Geomatics Engineer
  • Industry Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Research Scientist