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Careers in Cartography > Introduction

Introduction :: Definitions :: Statements :: Disciplines :: Key skills :: Education :: View of Cartographers

The information contained on these pages has been designed to give an insight into the wide variety of subjects that make up cartography, the forms and requirements of cartographic education and training and the possibilities of employment within the cartographic industry.

It is hoped that through reference to this publication those interested the field of cartography will have some appreciation of the skills required and roles involved to work in the area. To help, the information has been split into a number of easily referenced sections, including an explanation of what cartography is, the different subjects that are linked to cartography, the educational and employment opportunities available.

You will find a useful list of cartographic companies and organisations in the BCS Corporate Directory and on the Links page.

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