Introduction


Master of Science in Geo-survey and Public Management (Full Time & Part Time)

Former Name: Master of Science in National Geo-survey and Public Policy
Introduction

Geo-Survey has become very critical for national, provincial and city governments, especially for public policy studies and public management. Many countries have formed the national agencies for geo-survey, such as US Geological Survey in USA. Chinese government has allocated ¥17 billion to start the geo-survey programme in 2013. Governmental units at every level are demanding new graduates and professionals with an advanced background in Geo-Survey for precise public management.

To meet this growing demand, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, as a leading institute in the eld of GeoInformation Science and Earth System Science in Hong Kong, oers the rst and unique Master of Science programme in Geo-survey and Public Management in the territory.

Students can study in either one year full-time or two years part-time programme.

The full-time programme provides a platform for experienced professionals or fresh graduates from universities to pursue an intensive course of study. It is expected to attract non-local students coming from Mainland China, Southeastern Asia and other parts of the world.

The part-time programme provides a exible mode of study for local civil servants and commercial and academic professionals to pursue this degree.

Objectives:

  1. Students get an appreciation of geo-information on national conditions,
  2. Be knowledgeable in geo-survey and geo-analysis methods,
  3. Be better prepared for public policy studies and precise public management.

Upon successful completion of this program, Students should be able to:

  1. Select a proper method for related data collection of geo-survey,
  2. Present and interpret the results of geo-survey with a proper geo-analysis method,
  3. Participate in the planning work on early warning and crisis management, and
  4. Analyze the public policies with geo-spatial modeling and geo-analysis methods.



Enquiries

Graduate Division of Earth System and GeoInformation Science
Institute of Space and Earth Information Science,
Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3943 4082

Fax: (852) 2603 7470

Email: esgs@cuhk.edu.hk


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