Global Positioning Systems COMP 9516


OntarioLearn description: Examine GPS applications, with emphasis on operating fundamentals, absolute and differential techniques, types of signals, considerations related to GPS data, satellite systems (GNSS) and future trends. GPS receiver NOT required.


Course Delivery Method:

This is an OntarioLearn online course delivered via the OntarioLearn Portal. Teacher support will be available via email, and technical support will be available via phone.

Course Essentials:

You must have ArcGIS Pro, which is available for download at no additional cost through the course. (You will not be able to complete the course with ArcGIS Pro running on a Macintosh. Macintosh systems are not supported in this course.)


You must have completed COMP 9518 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Distance Learning). (An approved equivalent is also acceptable.)


You will have the most success in this course if you already have experience working with shapefiles and an understanding of datums, projections and vector data models before you start this course.

Hours and Fees





Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course; however, check back in case we develop additional schedules for the current academic year (through August 2022). If you would like to receive an email notification reminder when our fall term (September to December 2022) is released, complete our notification sign-up form.
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