Geographical Information Systems & Remote Sensing

Maynooth University

 

Course Name Geographical Information Systems & Remote Sensing
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHN58
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September (*optional courses may start ahead of the formal term date)
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MHN58
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Duration 1 year full-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+The basic entry requirement is a degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (2:1) or equivalent in any of the following subjects: Geography, Planning; Physics; Computer Science; Environmental Science; Geology; Mathematics; Engineering; Geophysics;...

Course Content

Expand+Given the wider development of Citizen GIS and an increased public awareness and knowledge of the power and value of spatial data, vastly increased amounts of such data from different sources are now available to researchers. However, in order to tur...

Subjects Taught The course consists of 6 modules, 5 of which are compulsory. Two of these cover the theoretical concepts underpinning GIS and Remote Sensing. Two other modules involve gaining the theoretical and technical skills necessary to become proficient in the management and analysis of spatial data. A fifth module involves an assessed work placement during the summer months.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The MSc in GIS and Remote Sensing is first and foremost a course to skill students for work in a wide range of employment areas. These include a wide range of government and semi-state agencies, local authorities and the voluntary sector, especially ...

Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Ronan Foley
Tel +353(0)1 7086024
Fax +353(0)1 7083573
Email ronan.foley@mu.ie
Website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/geography
Address Department of Geography, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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