6.1 Graduate Diploma in Applied Ocean Technology (Ocean Mapping)
The Graduate Diploma in Applied Ocean Technology (Ocean Mapping) is an applied and technical program offered by the School of Ocean Technology, at the Fisheries and Marine Institute. This program is for students who aim to pursue a career in ocean mapping and includes specialized skills training that will empower students to conduct industry-ready tasks and applied research in any aspect of ocean mapping.
These regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies of Memorial University of Newfoundland.
To be considered for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Applied Ocean Technology (Ocean Mapping), an applicant must be eligible to register in the Master of Applied Ocean Technology program (see Master of Applied Ocean Technology, Admission Requirements below).
The program is offered primarily on-campus and includes a field course component during which attendance at the Marine Institute Campus is required. Students will normally register on a full-time basis. The program can be completed on a part-time basis
Students in the program are normally required to complete 18 credit hours of course work, specifically:
OTEC 6000, 6001, 6002, 6003, 6010, and 6016 from Core Courses.
Students may be required to take additional courses.
Courses required for the Graduate Diploma in Applied Ocean Technology (Ocean Mapping) are listed in the Courses section under the Master of Applied Ocean Technology program.
Students in the Graduate Diploma in Applied Ocean Technology (Ocean Mapping) must obtain a grade of 'B' or better in all program courses.
Students who receive a grade of less than 'B' in any course will be permitted to remain in the program provided the course is repeated and passed with a grade of B or better. Alternatively, the student may, on the recommendation of the Academic Director, and with the approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies, substitute another graduate course. Only one course repetition or substitution will be permitted during the student’s program after which the student shall be required to withdraw from the program.