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
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.
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
For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Department of Computer Science