Taught course

Applied Science (Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing)

University College Cork · Department of Geography

Entry requirements

Candidates for the programme must normally hold a Second Class Honours, grade II or above, in a primary degree in a cognate area, e.g. Geography, Geology, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Physics, Maths, Engineering or a cognate discipline.

Graduates with equivalent qualifications in related areas of science and technology can be considered for places following interview and/or assessment by the Director of the MSc in Applied Science (GIS & RS) Programme.

The programme Director and/or the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, UCC must approve candidates.

Months of entry


Course content

Geographical, earth and environmental sciences are increasingly relying on digital spatial data obtained from remotely sensed imagery, analysed by geographical information systems and visualised on a computer screen.

The aim of this programme is to provide training in the developing technologies that enable the acquisition, analysis and dissemination of spatial data.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Mr. Darius Bartlett