This programme trains student to become theoretically aware and technically proficient in the use GIS and other computer-based tools for spatial analysis.
This training programme seeks to:
The unique instruction methods offer tutorial-style of teaching and discussion environment within smaller groups based on a suite of contemporary research themes. The teaching aim is to foster discussion and debate between instructors and trainees to identify and explore theory, methods and practice in an academic space that encourages a critical dialogue.
An independent and original dissertation is an integral component of the program. In order to equip trainees with the necessary skills to undertake high quality research, course modules in research design and research methods teach skills and competences in a suite of common and emerging research practices and methods employed in GIS, policy and management research.
Link theory, hypothesis, methods, data and field work so as to identify and develop advanced research questions and design.
Graduates from this programme easily gets employed by local government, reputable national and international for-profit and non-profit organizations amongst others They become Graduates also find employment in the private sector with productive careers in industry and consulting firms.
Trainees use skills grasps from this training, few years into the programme to generate income and fund the rest of their studies.