Geographic Information Science

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Geographic Information Science
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT9419 DT9420
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019

Programme Code: DT9419 (FT) DT9420 (PT)
Application Date Closing Date: The general closing date is 30th April 2019. Please note that late applications may be accepted subject to availability.
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Duration

Expand+1 year full time (Full time - DT9419)
2 years part time (Part time - DT9420)

In full-time mode, each phase is completed over a 15-week semester. Phases 1 and 2 comprise of taught modules with circa 15 contact hours per week each. During Phase ...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+To be admitted to the programme, students should have a minimum of a 2.2 in an honours degree (level 8 NQAI) or equivalent. Applications from candidates who have an equivalent qualification at honours level (for example, a professional qualification...

Number of Places 20
Comment

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An MSc in Geographic Information Science from the Dublin Institute of Technology will be awarded to participants who also successfully pass all modules and the Research Project and Dissertation module. Students, who do not wish to, or are una...

Course Content

Expand+Geographic information Systems are widely-used indispensable tools for governance, commerce, and environmental and social science in Ireland and word-wide. Over the next few years it is forecast that the area of GIS will grow rapidly. This will lead...

Subjects Taught Fundamentals of GIS
Spatial Data Acquisition
GI Project Management
Web and User Interface Design
Spatial Databases
Introduction to Programming
Advanced GIS
GIS Modelling
Work Placement
Web GIS
Programming for GIS
Advanced Spatial Data Management
Assessment Method The programme is assessed through a range of techniques including: end of semester examinations; project work; group work, assignments, and presentations. In addition, students wishing to qualify to MSc standard will be expected to complete a research project and dissertation in the final semester.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+It is an exciting and challenging time for the geospatial industry and also a time of opportunity. Government has recognised the value and benefit in promoting Ireland as a smart economy and developing the expertise and technology to manage and explo...

Further Enquiries Paddy Prendergast
Spatial Information Sciences
School of Surveying and Construction Management
College of Engineering & Built Environment
DIT Bolton Street,
Dublin 1


T: 01-402 3838

E: patrick.prendergast@dit.ie
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