Category A

Category "A" Master of Science Programme in Hydrographic Science

The Republic of Korea (ROK) sponsors a Master of Science Programme in Hydrographic Science at the University of Southern Mississippi (USA), Recognized at Category "A" level by the FIG-IHO-ICA IBSC.


This is an accelerated one-year track, which includes two periods of classroom lectures and practical exercises and one period of application, combining for about 50 continuous weeks of study.


One Year Degree Programme
Fall Semester
HYD 600
Classical Geodesy
HYD 607
Oceanography for Hydrographers
HYD 608
Practical Hydrographic Science
HYD 609
Nautical Science
HYD 620
Math Concepts for Hydrographers
MAR 668
Applied Ocean Acoustics
Spring Semester
HYD 601
Hydrographic Data Management
HYD 604
Kinematic Positioning
HYD 605
Applied Bathymetry
HYD 611
Remote Sensing for Hydrographers
HYD 612
Water Levels
Summer Semester
HYD 603
Law & Policy for Hydrographic Science
HYD 606
Nautical Cartography and GIS
HYD 610
Hydrographic Science Field Project
Call for applications

Every year a call for application is made by Circular Letters. Link to the latest circular letter (in 2023)

A typical timetable for the selection of applicants can be seen in the IHO-ROK Category "A" List of Requirements.


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