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Master of Spatial Sciences
Modes of Study  Full-time
Duration 2 Years
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 09MOSS


The Master of Spatial Science programme is interdisciplinary and aims at students interested in, and adequately qualified and  motivated for graduate education, to become scientific researchers in various fields of study related to spatial sciences.  This  programme will address the national need for capacity building in the Spatial Science cognate area. Graduates will engage in  research  within  the  field  of  management  and  analysis  Namibia’s  built  environment  and  natural  resources  within  the  framework of contemporary national and international research projects that alight with Namibia’s development agendas and  will produce graduates who are skilled in spatial science investigations, evaluation and synthesis.


Admission Requirements 

Applicants who hold qualifications from recognised institutions at NQF level 8, or equivalent, in disciplines directly or broadly  related to the listed spatial sciences specialisations may be considered for admission to this programme. Applicants need to  provide  evidence  of  having  conducted  supervised  research  and  may  be  required  to  make  up  specific  deficiencies  at  the  discretion of the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee, with advice from the respective department linked to the specialisation  of the proposed research.  


Career Opportunities

The Master of Spatial Science degree offers a range of career opportunities across various industries, including urban planning, land surveying, environmental management, geospatial analysis, and cartography. Graduates can work in government agencies, private consulting firms, research institutions, and educational organizations. Possible job titles might include GIS analyst, geospatial engineer, land use planner, surveyor, environmental consultant, or mapping specialist. With the increasing demand for accurate spatial information, the Master of Spatial Science degree provides a versatile skillset and opens up opportunities for many exciting and rewarding careers.

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