Taught course

Geocomputation

Institution
Maynooth University · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Candidates for the Master of Science must have either (a) a 2.1 Honours degree in a cognate discipline or (b) not less than 5 years experience of appropriate employment, subject to the approval of the Programme Director. Cognate disciplines include, but are not limited to: geography, computer science, geomatics, mining, engineering, mathematics. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This full-time MSc/Higher Diploma programme in Geocomputation aims to provide a sound theoretical and practical foundation in geocomputation for numerate graduates with suitable backgrounds in subjects such as mathematics, engineering, geography, computer science, geomatics, and mining, and professionals working in cognate disciplines.

The programme will provide students with a sound understanding of the theoretical principles underlying geocomputation. Students will gain a sound understanding of the practical aspects of Geographical Information System software and management.

The degree programme is full-time running from September to the following August.

Information for international students

Minimum English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score; TOEFL: (Paper based test): 585; TOEFL: (Internet based test): 95; PTE: (Pearson): 62. National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850.

Fees and funding

International students
€13,500

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Computer Science
Email
melina.lawless@nuim.ie