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GIS at UCD and on the Web: Mapping and GIS tutorials & courses

UCD Library GIS Guide

Library Webinars

UCD Library Discovery Webinar Series for Researchers

This semester, UCD Library Research Services are running a series of short, 30-minute introductory webinars via Zoom on a range of practical topics to help support your research. There will also be time for Q&A and discussion, so bring along your questions!

UCD Library Research Toolkit for Graduate and PhD Students

In addition to the Discovery Webinars a 6-week lunchtime seminar programme the UCD Library Research Toolkit will cover topics including Finding and Using Information, Academic Digital Identity + Social Media, Open Scholarship, Data Management Planning and an Introduction to Searching for Systematic Reviews

Click on the image above to book & attend any of these Library events

Guides Created by UCD Library


How to Import a CSV file into ArcMap and Convert the Data to a Shapefile

Show Data on a Free World Map using ArcGIS

Free world shapefile with numerical data displayed

Other GIS tutorials and training



Georeferencing Tutorial using an Historical Map from the USA

Latest Courses News

GIS courses

Technological University Dublin

Geographic Information Science

This programme is offered in both full-time and part-time modes. Click on the link above for further information. 

UCD School of Geography

The BSc in Social Sciences programme provides a unique opportunity for you to develop your GIS skills through a structured elective. This brochure outlines the modules available. 

For other GIS modules provided in UCD from a range of Schools please refer to the Learn GIS at UCD tab.

GIS courses and workshops compiled by IRLOGI

The Irish Organisation for Geographic Information (IRLOGI) is the umbrella organisation for the geographical information industry in Ireland.

All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO)

GIS courses are featured in the News & Events section.

YouTube - Geographic Information Systems

A collection of videos on GIS and all aspects of geographic information from the past few years.


University College Cork

Higher Diploma in Geographical Information Systems

The Higher Diploma in Geographical Information Systems is a part-time course designed to give you a theoretical understanding of geographical information systems (GIS) and practical hands-on training in key GIS software. It is offered through the Adult Continuing Education programme.

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