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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - [UOFT], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1827Established Year
  88766Enrollment

Certificate (GIS - Environmental Management)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 4,050 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Certificate in GIS - Environmental Management at the University of Toronto is offered a 1-year (2 semesters) program.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • Students will explore the theory and techniques of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and Remote Sensing from the ground up, and analyze geospatial data, and correctly interpret satellite images. 
  • Learn how to process geospatial data, and combine the graphic power of maps with computer database technologies to better understand problems and identify solutions. 
  • Through this course, students will learn:
    • how GIS and Remote Sensing have revolutionized modern map-making and research.
    • apply GIS tools to acquire, edit, store, and display spatial data and satellite images.
    • apply spatial-analysis and data-modeling skills to environmental management.
    • collaborate and share geospatial data using the Internet and mobile technologies.
  • The benefits of pursuing this program are:
    • learn the fundamental concepts, methods, and techniques of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS).
    • gain hands-on experience using the latest proprietary and open-source GIS and RS software.
    • apply their newfound knowledge and skills to meet real-world environmental challenges.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 4,050 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://learn.utoronto.ca/programs-courses/certificates/geographic-information-systems-environmen...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

  • Applicants having relevant experience or formal education in the related field may be considered for advanced standing.
  • Students may support their application by submitting case studies, project summaries, personal portfolios, and recommendation letters.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fee$4050

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 3,710
Food$ 2,775
Transportation$ 980

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #28/ 400

Environmental Studies [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • An immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • They must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • A visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student VISA:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD.
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

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