Continuing Education

CCTG116 - GIS Cartography

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Course Overview

GIS cartography is the combination of the ancient art of map-making with contemporary computer applications on geographical data. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to create precise digital maps.

Graduates of this course will be able to implement the basics of mapping. You will be able to describe spheroids, scale, and coordinate systems. Delve into map projections and what the ramifications of each type are. This course includes many hands-on exercises to illustrate each topic and to experience the benefits and pitfalls of different methods. Appreciating cartography is essential for any Geomatics professional.

It is recommended that you complete CCTG101 GIS Concepts and Application Types, or have equivalent courses or practical experience prior to enrolling in this course.

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