HRDC PROGRAMMES CONTENT

Faculty
Social Sciences

Department
Geography

Programme Title
Diploma in Digital Cartography

Course Duration
1 year

Lecture Hours
-

Target Audience
Experience manual Cartographers, Geographers and Surveyors fro Federal and State survey department, polytechnics and University Cartographic laboratories and department of surveying, mapping companies, Federal Ministries and parastatals such as the Nigeria Ports Authority, Water Resources and Individuals who require re-training in the modern techniques of mapping. The course is also open to fresh high school and polytechnic graduates who want to make cartography a career

Entry Requirement
Basic qualifications for admission include at least the General Certificate Examination or the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination or the West African School Certificate Examination with credit in five subjects which must include Geography and English language. Experience in the manual or automated map production line, possession of Advanced Certificate in Cartography or National Diploma and Higher National in Cartography and B. Sc. Degree in Geography may provide additional advantages

Course Content
·         Introduction to GIS and Digital Cartography
·         Nature of Cartography
·         Data Sources Land Image analysis, Data Sources, Remote Sensing Image analysis, Data Sources existing analogue and digital maps natures and Symbolization or Cartography Data Map Projection and Cor-ordinate systems.
·         Map analysis, Map Design and Visualization, Graph Visualization, Map Reproduction, Map data storage and Communication, End of course project.

Course Fee
N COURSE FEES: N25,000.00

Course Cordinator
Prof. Olayinka Balogun



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