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Spatial Information Management

Dublin Institute Of Technology

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
2535 EUR/year
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About

This part-time Spatial Information Management programme at Dublin Institute Of Technology , delivered over 2 years (4 semesters), provides an opportunity for professionals who use spatial information in their organizations to improve their knowledge and skills for a range of careers in the Surveying and Geo-Information (GI) sectors in Ireland and abroad.

Overview

Program Details

The need for competitiveness and efficiency in both the private and public sectors has resulted in a growing awareness of the role of spatial information and GIS technologies in support of the decision making process. This, together with the implementation of the EU INSPIRE Directive and the development of the Irish Spatial Data Infrastructure within the context of the Information Society in Ireland, has highlighted the demand for professionals with particular qualifications and enhanced skills in the understanding, use and management of spatial information.

The Spatial Information Management programme at Dublin Institute Of Technology is presented within the new School of Spatial Planning in the College of Engineering and Built Environment in DIT Bolton Street. A maximum intake of 20 students is planned from different disciplines and backgrounds, all with experience in the use of spatial information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • GNSS & Coordinate Reference Systems
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Project Management.
  • Remote Sensing Technologies
  • Spatial Information Management.
  • Information Systems Architecture
  • Spatial Databases
  • Case Studies in GI Applications.
  • Organizational Geo-Information Management Strategies
  • e-Government & the Information Society
  • Spatial Data Infrastructures.
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be admitted to the programme, students should have a minimum of a 2.2 in an honours degree (level 8 NQAI) or equivalent.

Applications will also be considered from candidates who do not have the minimum academic requirements set out above but who do have significant relevant industry experience. In this situation candidates must have:

  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a management capacity, and
  • Have a qualification in a related discipline of at least equivalent to NQAI level 7, or other relevant qualification as accepted by the DIT Admissions and Exemptions Committee.
  • Such applicants may also be requested to submit a portfolio of their work to facilitate the evaluation of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    2535 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2535 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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