The course provides a sound theoretical and practical foundation in geocomputation for students with suitable honours degrees in mathematics, engineering, geography, computer science and professionals working in related disciplines.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant discipline or not less than 5 years appropriate experience is required. For international students for whom English is not their first language, an English language exam certificate showing IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.


MH50B 1 year Full-time

Careers or further progression

There is a growing demand worldwide for employees skilled in geospatial technologies, and in Europe in particular, geographical information and geocomputation are important in government policy development.

Further enquiries

Contact us about this course
Programme Director: Martin Charlton
Tel: +353 (0)1 708 6972

Subjects taught

Course Structure
Modules include geographical information science in practice, visualisation methods and techniques and spatial databases.

Application date

All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Course fee

In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.

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