Postgraduate Courses

‌The Department offers a number of taught masters programmes. These involve taught modules and a thesis of 15,000 words.

The Department also offers opportunities for students with a minimum upper second class degree in Geography or related subjects to register for a MPhil or PhD through the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, or for a MSc or PhD through the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science.

Research Postgraduate Degrees as follows: 

Taught Postgraduate Degrees as follows

GIS & Remote Sensing

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MA Geography: 

Cities, Space and Culture

MSc Applied Coastal and Marine Management
MSc Applied
Coastal & Marine Management

Diploma in GIS 

Higher Diploma in Geography
Diploma in Geography

Planning and 

Sustainable Development 


Postgraduate Funding

Geography Department

  • One taught masters scholarship

  • Scholarship holders carryout tutorial/marking etc. duties

CACSSS College

  • Several fee waivers. PhD and taught masters. Competitive across College based on quality of proposal.


  • Bursary for students in taught postgrad programmes in receipt of grant.


  • *Travelling studentships for graduates with 1H

National University of Ireland Postgraduates


  • *Irish Government scholarships for PhD. Speak to potential supervisor right away.

Department of Geography


University College Cork, Cork