24 months
7800 CAD/year
6000 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Memorial University of Newfoundland's degree of Master of Applied Ocean Technology (Ocean Mapping) (MAOT) provides students with an advanced level of technological literacy, theory and competency to conduct data collection and ocean mapping.


Key facts

Practitioners of Memorial University of Newfoundland's Applied Ocean Technology degree will be able to communicate their work to a variety of stakeholder groups and provide credible contributions to the global demand to support ocean management and sustainability.

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Ocean Technology (Ocean Mapping) provides opportunities for students who want to enter the ocean mapping field by developing highly technical capabilities that will empower them to conduct industry-ready tasks and applied research in any aspect of ocean mapping.

Potential career options and outcomes

Ocean Mapper, Multi-disciplinary Hydrographer/Supervisor, Marine Surveyor, Terrestrial Surveyor, Remote Sensing Specialist, GIS Technician, GIS Specialist, GIS Analysis, GIS Developer, GIS Manager, Hydrographic/Geophysical Technologist, Aerial Survey Hydrographer, Sonar Survey Technician, Geo/ROV Operator, Marine Seismic Navigator, Marine Geomatics Professional, Ocean Science & Technology Researcher, Aquatic Science Technician

Programme Structure

Courses offering:

  • Field Crs in Ocean Mapping
  • Marine Geol & Geophysics
  • Appl Ocean Tech Project
  • Appl Underwater Acoustics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7800 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15600 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Newfondland: $12,000 Program Cost
  • Other canadian: $12,000 Program Cost
  • International: $15,600 Program Cost

Living costs for St. John's

1159 - 1707 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Applied Ocean Technology
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