Griffith College

MSc in Computing

MSc in Computing

MSc in Computing

Extend your knowledge and skills and prepare for an active and leading role in a dynamic, evolving industry.

Masters in Computing Science
Validated by:QQI
QQI Level:9

The MSc degree has been designed to give students an insight into the world of academic and industrial computing research.

By focusing on today’s hot topics, you will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and develop the skills necessary to carry out innovative work within one of the disciplines of computing. Students who complete this Masters degree will gain the ability to research and master technical issues, to analyse and present findings coherently, and to document their work in a professional manner.

About the course

Technological innovation has been one of the driving forces behind Ireland’s rapid economic growth and this Masters programme will help you to advance that innovation. The programme extends your education and skills and prepares you for an active role in a dynamic and evolving industry.

1 Year Full-time, 2 Years Part-time

Please Note:

The duration for full-time students who commence the programme in Semester 2 will be 1.5 years


Core Subjects include:

  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Cloud Computing
  • Concurrent and Parallel Programming
  • Communication Security
  • Dissertation/Dissertation by Practice
  • Information Retrieval and Web Search
  • New and Emerging Technologies
  • Research Methods
  • Telecommunications and Network Services
Entry Requirements
General Requirements

Candidates applying for this course should have a 2.2 Level 8 honours degree in Computing Science, or a 2.2 Higher Diploma in Computing or related discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience.


Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme, please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.


Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email:

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

Please Note: A registration fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Study Mode: 
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 6,550.00
EU living Abroad: 
EUR 8,000.00
Non EU living Ireland: 
EUR 11,000.00
Non EU living Abroad: 
EUR 11,000.00
Study Mode: 
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 6,550.00
How to Apply

To apply for the Master of Science in Computing please submit an online application

A member of our admissions team will then be in contact with you to request to following documents:

  • A copy of your undergraduate degree transcripts
  • A copy of your passport or driving licence​
Academic Progression: 

On completion of the Level 9 Masters degree, students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The MSc HETAC validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.


Career Progression: 

Students will find opportunities as technical applications developers and consultants, systems analysts, database administrators, network managers and other leading computing science roles, in academia and also in industry research and development roles.

This Masters programme sets you up to work in this fast-paced industry, advancing technological innovation and extending your skills and knowledge.


Get in Touch

If you would like to find out more about this course, please do not hesitate in contacting a member of our admissions team.