Masters in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


The MGIS program provides a comprehensive GIS degree that balances theoretical, technical, applied and societal dimensions of GIS. It provides an advanced education in the principles and practice of GIS. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has grown rapidly to become a major component of information technology as a whole. It began by drawing together well-developed methods of database management and the fledgling technology of digital mapping, but has progressed rapidly to develop distinctive methods of data analysis, algorithms and software tools. Students gains a high level of competency in the principles of GI Science and the use of geotechnology; they will be able to routinely use professional software for data acquisition, handling, exploration and mapping also prepares his/herself for employment, career advancement, further research and lifelong learning by developing intellectual, problem solving, technical and other key professional and academic skills.

Career Options

The wide range of career opportunities across public and private sectors and in university-based research. GIS masters degree holder goes onto a wide range of different careers.

Career options are include:

  • 2nd Lieutenant (army)
  • 4D games artist
  • Account executive
  • Account manager
  • Administrator
  • Admissions coordinator
  • Airline pilot
  • Airport fire fighter
  • Analyst programmer
  • Application engineer
  • Assistant land surveyor
  • Assistant manager
  • Associate (IT)
  • Associate consultant
  • Associate manager
  • Benefits officer
  • Business analyst GIS
  • Business analyst programmer
  • Cartographer
  • Cartographic consultant
  • CEO
  • Company director
  • Conservation information assistant
  • Consultant
  • Corporate GIS officer
  • Data administrator/trainee programmer
  • Data analyst
  • Data applications consultant
  • Data communications administrator
  • Data manager
  • Data sales manager
  • Data technician
  • Deputy director: information management
  • Design estimator
  • Design manager
  • Digital support engineer
  • Director
  • Engineer
  • Eurobond dealer
  • Fire fighter
  • GIS and mapping specialist
  • GIS analyst
  • GIS assistant
  • GIS consultant
  • GIS consultant: sales support
  • GIS developer
  • GIS engineer
  • GIS lecturer
  • GIS manager
  • GIS officer
  • GIS operator
  • GIS research assistant
  • GIS sales administrator
  • GIS software engineer
  • GIS specialist
  • GIS support assistant
  • GIS systems administrator
  • GIS systems engineer
  • GIS technical specialist
  • GIS technician
  • GIS trainer
  • GIS transport technician
  • Gold support account manger
  • Government consultant
  • Head of demographics
  • Head of IT
  • Highways information systems officer
  • HR officer
  • Information officer
  • Information systems assistant
  • Internet business owner
  • Internet/GIS officer
  • Investment banker
  • IT assistant
  • IT engineer
  • IT executive
  • IT sales
  • IT support
  • IT support consultant
  • IT technician
  • IT trainer
  • Knowledge analyst
  • Knowledge management team senior
  • Lieutenant (army)
  • Major (army)
  • Managing director
  • Mapping support engineer
  • Market analyst
  • Market research manager
  • Marketing communications manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Merchandising associate
  • Museum assistant
  • Network consultant
  • Network engineer
  • Network manager
  • Online administrator
  • Oracle database consultant
  • Oracle developer
  • Personnel manager
  • PhD studies
  • Photographer/explorer
  • Pilot (RAF)
  • Planning engineer
  • POI database manager
  • Police officer
  • Pollution control officer
  • Presales
  • Pre-sales GIS consultant
  • Product manager: Route view
  • Product marketing director
  • Product specialist
  • Production assistant
  • Professional basketball player!
  • Project accountant
  • Project consultant
  • Project manager
  • Quality control manager
  • R&D analyst
  • Remote sensing analyst
  • Research and intelligence officer
  • Research scientist
  • Royalty manager
  • Sales and marketing director
  • Sales executive
  • Sales representative
  • Senior applications developer
  • Senior computer operator
  • Senior consultant
  • Senior draughtswoman
  • Senior engineer
  • Senior GIS consultant
  • Senior IS analyst
  • Senior manager
  • Senior market analyst
  • Senior software engineer
  • Software developer
  • Software engineer
  • Stock broker
  • Support manager
  • Surveying technician
  • Surveyor
  • System administrator
  • System engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems developer
  • Tactical advisor
  • Teacher (primary)
  • Teacher (secondary)
  • Technical assistant
  • Technical consultant
  • Technical officer
  • Trainee accountant
  • Trainee engineer
  • Training coordinator
  • Transport consultant
  • Transport planner

Major Subjects

  • Principles of GIS
  • Principles of Data Acquisition
  • Projection and Coordinate Systems
  • Principles of Remote Sensing
  • Geo-Information Management
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Geo-Statistics
  • GIS Data Model
  • Spatial Data Visualization
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Database Design and Management
  • Research Design and Project Management in GIS
  • GIS Programming
  • Land Information System
  • Spatial decision Support System
  • GIS Application for Urban Planning and Management
  • Spatial Data Infrastructure

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Masters in Geographic Information Systems (GIS):

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university. A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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