Singapore University of Social Sciences

Geospatial Applications and Analysis

Geospatial Applications and Analysis (EMT311)

Applications Open: 01 April 2021

Applications Close: 15 June 2021

Next Available Intake: July 2021

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1514 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Built Environment, Management

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C), Resilience

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


EMT311 Geospatial Application and Analysis conveys geospatial principles and the practical applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It provides an understanding of how GIS applications may be developed, managed and implemented. The objective of the course is to enable the undergraduates to appreciate the deployment of GIS applications in various environments and the future trends of GIS.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July


  • Nature of Geospatial Data
  • Geospatial Data Collection and Quality
  • Geospatial Data Management
  • Geospatial Data Modeling
  • Geospatial Data Analysis
  • GIS Applications for Visualization, Analysis and Communication
  • GIS Applications for Business
  • GIS Applications for Government
  • GIS Applications for Facilities and Events Management
  • Spatial Data Infrastructure Concepts and SG-SPACE
  • Web GIS
  • 3D Geospatial Data, BIM and Facilities Management
  • Emerging Trends in GIS

Learning Outcome

  • Demonstrate understanding of the principles of GIS and Geospatial Data
  • Discuss the applications of GIS
  • Assess the application and business case of a GIS project
  • Examine the requirements of a GIS application
  • Appraise and articulate how GIS could provide solutions to real world problems
  • Apply basic GIS skills of query and analysis
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