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MSc in Computing

MSc in Computing

Overview

Take the next step in your career and become a computing and IT specialist

This specialist Level 9 MSc in Computing aims to equip students with the necessary skills to pursue an active and leading role in a dynamic, evolving industry.

Why Study computing at Griffith College?

Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the MSc in Computing at Griffith College is a 1-2 year programme which aims to give students an insight into the world of academic and industrial computing research. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:

  • Obtain specialist knowledge and skills essential for a career in computing or IT.
  • Establish an analytical mindset necessary for independent academic and professional research.
  • Gain a practical understanding of how to research and master technical issues, analyse and present your findings coherently, and document your work in a professional manner.
  • Develop a team player attitude necessary to communicate problems, ideas and solutions to all levels of the industrial team.
  • Build upon your knowledge of supporting topics in the many disciplines of computing.

Course Highlights

  • Finish early with Post-Graduate Diploma
  • Small class sizes
  • Access to state of the art facilities
  • A dedicated experienced lecturing Team
  • Industry guest speakers

What our students say

Following the completion of a four-year honours degree in Computing Science in Griffith College, I decided to study for an MSc in Computing Science at GCD. Both the lecturers and the administrative staff were very co-operative and friendly. I also made lots of friends from all over the world

Syed Jaffar
Msc in Computing

I found the course to be both challenging and rewarding as it gave me the opportunity to acquire a valuable accreditation whilst enhancing my computer expertise. The modules on the course are extremely interesting and beneficial, knowledge of which will prove useful in the IT marketplace.

Anne-Gaelle Guilcher
Msc in Computing
Course details

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 Modules
Year One
  • 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

Course Contacts

Barry
Denby
Dublin Campus
T: 
01-4150487
Gerard
McQuillan
Dublin Campus
T: 
01-4150421
How to Apply

Entry 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.

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​
Fees

Fee Information 

A Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Tuition Fees
Dublin

Study Mode: Full-Time

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: Part-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 6,550.00

2% Learner Protection Charge

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.

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.

Sponsorship

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: [email protected]
Progression

Academic Progression

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

Career Progression

 Through the MSc in Computing you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialised in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

  • Technical Applications Developers
  • Computing Consultant
  • Systems Analysts
  • Database Administrators
  • Network Managers
  • Head of Data Science
  • Digital Designer
  • IT Operations Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
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