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Admission for 2017/2018 Academic Session (English)

25 Apr 2016

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        African Regional Institute for Geospatial Science and Technology (AFRIGIST)
                  Formerly Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS)
      Under the Auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

                   Admission into AFRIGIST 2017/2018 Academic Programmes

The African Regional Institute for Geospatial Science and Technology (AFRIGIST), formerly known as Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS) was established in 1972 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) as an educational “one-stop” solution institution that train highly skilled manpower in geospatial information science and technology.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for admission into the 2017/2018 academic programmes.

                                  Diploma/Degree                                           Qualification Requirement      Duration  
 1. Technologist Diploma (TD) in Geo-information production and management. (French and English)                                       Technician Diploma, National Diploma (ND) or equivalent and O’ level credits in English, Maths                                                            18 months                                      
 2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Geo-information Production and Management (Specialization: Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems) (French and English)                                                                                                          HND, B.Sc, BA or Higher degree in any discipline (Science, Engineering, Social science, etc..)                                                                                                                                                              12 months                                               
 3. Professional Master (PM) in Geospatial Information Production and Management. (Specialization: Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems) (French and English) HND, B.Sc, BA or Higher degree in any discipline
(Science, Engineering, Social science,etc..)
  12 months
 4. Professional Master (PM) in Geospatial Information Science and Land Administration (English)                                                                                                                                                                                               HND, BSc, in a discipline related to land Administration, O’ level credits in English, Mathematics and two science or social science subjects. Or Professional Master or equivalent in Geoinformation Production and Management, GIS or Surveying and Geoinformatics.                                                                                               12 months                                         
 5. Masters of Science in Geospatial Information Production and Management (MSc. GPM) (French)  B.Sc, BA or Higher degree in related discipline (Science, Engineering, Social science, Humanities, Education, Health Sciences), AFRIGIST PGD in Geospatial Information Production and Management or equivalent   12 - 18    months
 6. Masters in Geo-information Technology (MGIT) in collaboration with Federal University Technology, Akure. (English) B.Sc in science or Engineering fields including O’ level; credits in English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry   18 months
 7. Masters of Science in Geo-information Science (MSc GIS) in collaboration with University of Abomey Calavi (French) B.Sc, BA or Higher degree in related discipline (Science, Engineering, Social science, Humanities, Education, Health)   18 months

 

Method of Application
Complete the application form and submitted in any of the following three ways: (A) Online application: Complete the form online at www.rectas.org.ng, (B) Download and print out the application form and complete it as instructed and (C) Obtain the application form at AFRIGIST, complete and submit it or post as instructed.

NOTES:
- The deadline of submission of application is 28th July, 2017. The next academic session starts on 9th October, 2017.
- Application form ($100.00) could be obtained at AFRIGIST or downloaded from AFRIGIST’ website (www.rectas.org.ng).
- A limited number of fellowships are available for programmes run solely by AFRIGIST. Prospective candidates are encouraged to seek for fellowship or sponsorship from their organisation and development partners.

ENQUIRIES: For additional information and fees, please contact:
Dean of Academics & Research
AFRIGIST,
Off Road 1, Obafemi Awolowo University Campus, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
Email: doaafrigist@gmail.com, doa@rectas.org.ng
Phone: +234 (0)8064042198, 234 (0)8033798230, +234(0)8116195498

                     

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