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UNB Fredericton

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Undergraduate program

Prepare for adventure

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Whether they’re deep in the bush, on top of a mountain or perched on the deck of an oil rig, our graduates are making their mark all around the world. Our academics and graduate students have visited every continent in the past 40 years.

The Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at UNB offers one of only two certified geomatics programs in the country, and we’re known as pioneers in our field.

An ever-changing career

Recent GGE graduates are working all around the world, with nearly a 100 per cent employment rate and starting salaries as high as $70,000.

Here are just a few of the things you can do with a B.Sc.E. from our department:

  • Testing a navigation system from a submarine in a fiord
  • Providing advice for a natural gas pipeline project in the Maritimes
  • Travelling the globe providing technical support for an advanced computer-based mapping system
  • Producing 3D models of historic buildings and industrial plants
  • Using advanced instrumentation to ensure construction projects are completed safely