Name of SLP: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Planners 
SLP Code:GISP7903S 


Short Description of the SLP: This SLP aims to incorporate the use of GIS in urban theories that are imperative to the planning process. It will thus include discussion of the gravity model, capturing data, spatial analysis, and making maps using the softwre and spatial data alignment to these theories.
Admission Requirements: Urban and Regional Planning Practitioners.
GIS Practitioners.
Other users of GIS within the Spatial Planning fraternity.
Postgraduate qualification.
Computer literacy.
Learning Duration: 4 Days
Costs: To be confirmed by Academic Entity upon request
Language of Tuition:English
Mode of Delivery: Contact and Distance /Mixed
Campus: Bloemfontein
Learning Level: No formal NQF based qualification. It offers Certificate of Completion which enhances admission to the Spatial Planning programmes via RPL. 
Dates of Programme: To be confirmed upon request
Nature of Programme:Competence 
Programme Structure: Unit 1: Urban and regional Planning Theory.
Unit 2: Urban Models e.g. Gravity Model.
Unit 3: GIS heory, Projection, Data Models, Spatial Data, Cartography.
Unit 4: Using GIS Software (QGIS) for data capturing, spatial analysis and mapping.
Assessments: Assignments and practical project.


Academic Entity: Urban and Regional Planning
Contact Person:Lucia Khetsi 
Telephone: +2751 401 3210

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