Research course

Geocomputation

Institution
Maynooth University · Social Sciences Institute
Qualifications
MSc(Res)

Entry requirements

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 Physics. We recommend that candidates contact the Programme Director in the first instance. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This structured research 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 research.

In addition to the modules associated with this particular course, this structured programme offers postgraduate researchers the opportunity to select from modules taught on the MSc in Geocomputation and professional skills training modules offered by different faculties or modules offered by other Departments which are of particular interest, for example research commercialisation.

Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time

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. Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850.

Fees and funding

International students
€13,500

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Res)

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Social Sciences Institute
Email
ncg@nuim.ie