Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies for Disaster Management

SUMMARY

Level
Masters(MNQF Level 9)
Duration
1.5 years(3 Semesters)
Modes
Available Modes (Full-Time)
Course Fee
Course FeeMVR 40,200 - 41,265

current Intake

current Intake
August Intake 2024
Campus
Male' (Full-Time)

Overview

Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies for Disaster Management is a specialized program designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to utilize geospatial technologies in disaster management and emergency response scenarios. This interdisciplinary program combines principles from geoinformatics, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and disaster management to develop professionals who can effectively address and mitigate the impacts of disasters using spatial data analysis and visualization techniques.

Entry Requirements

General Entry

  • i) Successful completion of Bachelor's degree in a related field OR,
  • ii) A related Graduate Diploma at Level 8

Language Requirements

  • i) Undergraduate degree in English medium or certified proficiency in English (GCE O' Level) OR IGCSE English pass / MNU English Language Competency Test) or equivalent

General Notes

  • Entry requirements are indicative. Depending on the sequence and the number of applications received, all qualifying students may not gain entry.
  • Circumstances may require the University to defer or cancel some courses, especially when the minimum class size (10 for certificate & diploma courses, 15 for Degrees courses) is not achieved.
  • Passes at GCE OL/SSC and HSC is considered to be grades "C" or above and passes at GCE AL is considered to be the grades "E" or above.

Structure

Semester 1

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
ENV503
Disaster Risk Analysis, Assessment and Management (CORE)
3,075
MGT515
Governance and Crisis Management in Disaster (CORE)
3,720
GEO501
Geographic Information Systems (CORE)
3,075
ARC501
Fundamentals of Urban Planning (CORE)
3,075
Semester Total60
12,945

Semester 2

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
GEO503
Geoinformatics for Disaster Management (CORE)
3,075
GEO505
Remote Sensing for Disaster Management (CORE)
3,075
CPT601
Disaster Modelling and Simulation (CORE)
3,075
GEO507
Advanced Research Methodology (CORE)
4,100
Semester Total65
13,325

Semester 3

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
GEO601
Spatial Analysis for Climate Change and Disasters (CORE)
3,075
GEO603
Master's Dissertation (CORE)
8,200
Elective (ELECTIVE)
0
Semester Total70
13,930 - 14,995

Elective

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PUB621
Public Health Response in Disaster (ELECTIVE)
2,655
ECO601
Impacts of Disaster on Economy and Development (ELECTIVE)
3,720
STA601
Statistics in Disaster Management (ELECTIVE)
3,075
Course Total 150 CP
Total: 40,200 - 41,265

Careers

Disaster Management Specialist GIS Analyst Emergency Management Coordinator Geospatial Data Manager Risk Assessment Specialist Geospatial Project Manager