The Bachelor of Geomatics Honours is a postgraduate specialisation degree that aims at consolidating and deepening the knowledge and skills of students in the main cognate area of learning, as well as developing their capacity to conduct supervised research of an applied nature. The programme is purposely designed to equip students with advanced concepts and theories, while it facilitates practice-oriented mastery of and insight into the application of geospatial skills in various contexts.
The main aim of the Bachelor of Geomatics Honours is to equip students’ career with high level knowledge and skills in the acquisition, processing, presentation, and management of geospatial data.
In order to be admitted to this programme, applicants must have a Bachelor of Geomatics degree from the Namibia University of Science and Technology at NQF Level 7, an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 from a recognised institution, worth at least NQF 360 credits or a pre-NQF approved Bachelor over 3 year in the field of surveying/geomatics. All admissions are at the discretion of the Department and exceptions may be approved by the Department.
Applicants may be required to attend a pre-selection interview and/or test at the discretion of the Department. Applicants from other institutions must submit detailed information on all courses in their previous qualifications, as well as contact details of three referees. The latter also applies to applicants who have been working in the field subsequent to obtaining their previous qualifications.
Holders of Bachelor of Science in Geomatics from the Namibia University of Science and Technology may be admitted into this Honours programme, but they will have to pass the additional course Mathematics 2, before they can register for the Honours programme.