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
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration MHN58 1 year Full-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships
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+Geographical Information Systems are widely used in a variety of fields including planning, health studies, environmental investigations and resource utilisation. Remote Sensing – the analysis and interpretation of aerial and satellite imagery – ...

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
Web: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/geography
Address Department of Geography, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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