Geomatics Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (B Eng), Accredited by CEAB, CBEPS

Fall and Winter Entry Available

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Transform our world as a Geomatics Engineer

Want to help create smart cities and find solutions to current real-world issues like COVID-19 tracking and autonomous driving?

Geomatics Engineering might be the right career pathway for you.

Geomatics is a field that collects geospatial data about the world around us and uses tools like land surveying, remote sensing, GIS systems, geography and computer science to help digitize the world.

This knowledge and data can then be used to decide where buildings, roads and houses are built, power the technology of self-driving vehicles, assist in emergency and disaster management and much more.

The skills you learn will give you the tools and experience you need to have a successful career that will contribute to making a positive change in the world.

If you have a passion for:

 

  • Coding
  • Space
  • Satellites 📡
  • Actively working outside
  • Land surveying
  • Hiking
  • 3D- Modelling
  • Navigation and Positioning
  • Web App Development

We think you’ll ❤️ Geomatics Engineering

Program Highlights

We will get you started with the basics in geomatics, surveying and mapping, navigation, sensors, and measurements to assist in building a strong foundation in the discipline.

In the third and fourth year, you will take Geodesy, Advanced Surveying, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Measurement Theory and Estimation, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, Survey Law and Land Registration Systems, Advanced 3D Techniques, Mobile GIS and Location-based Services, Sensor Integration and Advanced Field Surveys courses. You will learn and use advanced state-of-the-art instruments while putting your professional skills to the test.

To top it off, the co-op program after second year allows you to gain professional experience, giving you a head start towards becoming a licensed Professional Engineer.

Careers in Geomatics Engineering:

  • Professional Engineer (with international mobility)
  • Geospatial Engineer
  • Mission Systems Engineer
  • Navigation and Position Systems Engineer
  • Mobile Mapping Specialist
  • Cadastral Land Surveyor
Featured Courses

A selection of courses that you will take as part of our accredited Geomatics Engineering experience.

Program Quick Facts

100

of our Geomatics Engineering graduates employed within 6 months

Co-op

Work a minimum of 12 months up to a maximum of 20 months while on co-op
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