Geographic information systems introduction 221

Module code GIS 221
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Note: Enrolment is limited. Preference will be given based on choice of majors. Students should enquire at the department if they wish to register for the module, but are unable to do so.
*GIS 221 does not lead to admission to any module at 300 level.
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), theoretical concepts and applications of GIS. The focus will be on the GIS process of data input, data analysis, data output and associated technologies.This module teaches students to use GIS as a tool. Examples used throughout the course are drawn from South African case studies.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites Prohibited combination GGY 283
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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