Computing - Geographic Information Systems

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Computing - Geographic Information Systems
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT249P
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Continuing Professional Development Diploma TU Dublin None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Programme Start Date: September 2018
Application Date Application Closing Date: TBC

How to apply

Online via DITís online application system. However, all candidates are requested to review all information on the DT249 / DT249P website, and in particular the application page for detailed and up to date information on the application process.
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Duration 1 semester (5 ECTS credits) / 1-2 semesters (15 or more ECTS credits).

Timetable Details: Classes and labs run on evenings 18:30 to 21:30 during term time.

The CPD certificate can be completed in one semester for 5 ECTS credits. Students requiring additional modules can complete 15 or more ECTS in one or two semesters for a CPD Diploma. Accepted students may discuss appropriate module selections with the Programme Contact Staff.
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Entry Requirements As a continuing professional development diploma, this is aimed at individuals who have an interest in database design and implementation, and require development of skills in this area, and have an existing qualification at level 7 (Leaving Certificate or above) or relevant experience equivalent to that level or above.
Eligibility If you are a Non EU applicant who has a visa stamp 1, 3, or 4, you are eligible to apply. If you are on a student visa, stamp 2, you are not eligible to apply for part time study.


Students who complete the programme are given a Continuing Professional Development Certificate in Database Systems at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications, usually with 5 ECTS.

Students may take additional modules in coord...

Course Content

Expand+Programme Description

This is a programme normally delivered over one academic semester providing students with knowledge and skills for the design and implementation of geographic information systems.

Students on this course are presented with...

Assessment Method Written assessment and / or continuous assessment for each module taken.
Careers or Further Progression


Students who complete a DT249P CPD certificate or dimploma will be entitled to exemptions upon application to the part-time DT249 degree programme.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the programme have geographic information syste...

Further Enquiries Any Queries:

T: (01) 402 2808 E: Dr. Martin McHugh (Programme Chair)

T: (01) 402 4704 E: Barbara Byrne (School Administrator)
Location DIT Kevin Street.
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