Geomatics is the science and technologies of three-dimensional measurement, mapping, and visualization. It is one of the fastest growing IT industries in the world today. Students will be exposed to several of the latest measuring techniques (GPS and F2F), as well as data collection and process including map designing. The Diploma in Geomatics program offered by the department is accredited by the Licensed Land Surveyors Board of Malaysia and has been designed to fulfill all the requirements for registration as a Licensed Land Surveyors in Malaysia. Graduates are also eligible to join the Institution of Surveyors of Malaysia (ISM) as a professional member and obtained facilities from a variety of sources including satellite observation, sensors located in space as well as ocean and terrestrial equipment.
Data will then be processed and manipulated using the computer technology and latest software. Included in this process are computerized mapping field, remote sensing for monitoring the environment, as well as positioning and navigating using Global Positioning System (GPS). This program is accredited by the Licensed Surveyor Board of Malaysia.