Unitech Announces Bachelor of Science in Geomatics and Masters of Science in Urban and Regional Planing

Bachelor of Science In Geomatics  And Masters in Urban And Regional Planning

The PNG University of Technology , Lae, through the Department of Surveying and Lands Studies is pleased to announce  the admission of students for 2020 for the ‘Bachelor of Science in Geomatics” (both Surveying and GIS themes merged as per the modern trends)and “Masters of Science in Urban and Regional Planning’ to be offered by Distance Mode.


These programs aim to create the human resource adept in optimal management and development of natural resources using the state-of-the art space technology. These programs will churn out qualified professionals, who , using space technology, will be instrumental in developing, managing and exploiting all sorts of natural and man-made resources in a sustainable manner in order to realize the country’s mid-term and long-term development aspirations

It is paramount to note that the country has dire shortage of qualified planners/planning professionals to man the public and private sectors. We presume that both courses will be churning out qualified professionals to fill in this void.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Geomatics:

B grade in Major Mathematics, English, Physics, Geography and Information Technology, (Introduction to Computer Science is preferred).

Masters in Science in Urban and Regional Planning.

The entry requirements to admission of students is a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Science Engineering from a recognized university as per the University norms.

Duration of the Courses

Both programs will be offered in DISTANCE MODE with sessions starting from October and Ending in December. The residential (Physical contact) period is proposed to start from last week of October..

B.Science in Geomatics is 4 years (Two Years Diploma and Four years Bachelor’s Degree)

A student who successfully complete first two years of the B.Sc. course will be conferred a UG Diploma in Geomatic and the one successfully completing the entire four years will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Geomatics.

M.Sc.in Urban and Regional Planning.

Duration is 2 years.

Application Fees

Receipt of K100.00 [Application Fee] must be attached with the application fee, otherwise the application will be rejected. Account details are mentioned in the application form.

Important Date:

Last date of submission of filled in application form : 30th April, 2020

Acceptance of candidature (intimation by email) is  by 29th May, 2020

Residential Session will start on 26th October, 2020

Visit webpages: http://mjps.org/for forms and related information.

Fee Structure

Bachelor of Science in Geomatics

Masters in Science in Urban and Regional Planning.

Note: Payments through Installments is available for these courses. Payment of 1st Instalment must be done before 31st August, 2020 after acceptance of the course.

Instalment No# 1

Bachelors of Science in Geomatics:

Day Scholar : K5,240.00;

Boarding Scholar K7, 490.00

Masters in Science in Urban and Regional Planning

Day Scholar: K6940.00

Boarding Scholar: K 9190.00

For Full information on Course details and outline , please contact course coordinator

Bachelor of Science in Geomatics

Dr.Sailesh Samanta on Tel: 473 4953 Mb: 71124624  Email: rsgis.sailesh@gmail.com or sailesh.samanta@upnguot.ac.pg

Masters in Science Urban and Regional Planning

Prof. Jacob Babarinde  Tel: 473 4971 Mb: 73807154 or by Email: mysustainabilitygoal@gmail.com  or Jacob.babarinde@pnguot.ac.pg


Note: This post is an exact transcript of public notice put out by UPNG University of technology in the local newspapers on Friday 28th Feb 2020.