UCC CPD courses

Geoinformatics for Environmental Geology GL6025


Fact File

  • Title

    Geoinformatics for Environmental Geology GL6025

  • Code


  • College

    Science, Engineering and Food Science

  • Duration

    32 Contact Hours - Class dates to be confirmed.

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Fees

    €450. See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Applicants must meet the entry requirements for the MSc Environmental Geology; see Detailed Entry Requirements section below. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    Applications for this module are now open for 2020/21.

  • Venue

    Butler Building, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC. Exact rooms to be confirmed.

  • Credits


  • Start Date

    Dates to be confirmed


Integrated lectures and practical exercises are designed to introduce students to techniques and systems for geographical information manipulation and analysis. Concepts of spatial data, databases, data models, data sources, data acquisition and image analysis are explored in lectures and reinforced by computer based assignments. Applications of GIS and remote sensing to environmental issues are considered.

Additional Teaching Mode Information

Exact dates to be confirmed.


Candidates must hold at least:

  • a Second Class Honours, Grade II degree or equivalent in a Geological/Earth Science/Civil Engineering/Environmental Sciences area; or
  • a Second Class Honours, Grade II in a related relevant degree; or
  • have reached an equivalent standard through completion of a relevant postgraduate qualification.

If you are applying with Qualifications obtained outside Ireland and you wish to verify if you meet the minimum academic and English language requirements for this programme please click here to view the grades comparison table by country and for details of recognised English language tests. 

Fees and Costs

€450.  There is also a €35 application fee. 

How Do I Apply

Application Form: 

CPD Module Application Form 2020/21

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form:

  1. Download and complete the application form at the link below.
  2. Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo).
  3. Pay your €35 application fee for this module via UCC’s Online Portal, noting your Application ID: Click here to proceed to UCC’s Online Portal.
  4. Send your completed application form, photo and any relevant documents, including your application ID via e-mail to cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie


Applications for this module are now open for 2020/21.


CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre, 

An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,

Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

e-mail cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie