Geocomputation - National Centre for Geocomputation - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Geocomputation - National Centre for Geocomputation - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH02B MH03B
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September (or other agreed time)
PAC Application Information

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Research applications are generally accepted at any time

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PAC Code
MH02B Full-time
MH03B Part-time

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Duration 4 years Full-time, 6 years Part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates for research degrees will normally be expected to have at least an upper Second Class Honours degree or a relevant Masters degree. Relevant academic backgrounds include Geography, Computing Science, Surveying, Geomatics, Mathematics and Ph...

Course Content

Expand+This structured PhD programme in Geocomputation aims to:

Build capacity for independent research.

Enhance advanced specialist knowledge in Geocomputation alongside transferable and generic skills.

Enable students to disseminate their researc...

Research Areas Martin Charlton
Deputy Director
GIScience, spatial data analysis, spatial modelling, geographically weighted regression, large scale data handling.

Dr Tim McCarthy
Senior Research Fellow
Mobile mapping systems, intelligent transportation systems, disaster management systems.

Dr Jan Rigby
Centre for Health Geoinformatics
Health geographies, GIS, poverty.

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+There is an international shortage of highly skilled researchers able to handle large and complex datasets. Thus far our PhD graduates have continued with research in academic environments but there are opportunities in public and private sector rese...

Further Enquiries Tel +353 (0)1 708 6455
Address The National Centre for Geocomputation, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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