Computing Science, M.Sc.

Computing Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #283 (QS) ,
This MSc Computing Science, University College Cork programme will provide you with the skills required to understand the entrepreneurship and innovation required for the software industry. 

About

Many national and multinational companies employ computer science graduates in areas such as software development and engineering, artificial intelligence, systems and networks, database and systems security as well as mobile multimedia, modelling, research and development.

This MSc Computing Science, University College Cork programme will provide you with the skills required to understand the entrepreneurship and innovation required for the software industry. Many national and multinational companies employ computer science graduates in areas such as software development and engineering, artificial intelligence, systems and networks, database and systems security as well as mobile multimedia, modelling, research and development. You will also get the chance to demonstrate the skills you have learned by completing a substantial research and development project.

Programme Structure

Courses include :

  • Case Studies in Computing Entrepreneurship
  • Large-Scale Application Development and Integration 1
  • Large-Scale Application Development and Integration 2
  • Database Technology
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Project Development Skills
  • Mobile Network Protocols
  • Mobile Devices and Systems
  • Mobile Applications Design
  • Formal Methods for Distributed Systems
  • Model-Based Software Development
  • Optimisation
  • Services and Mobile Middleware
  • Mobile Systems Security
  • Cellular Network Services
  • Multimedia Technology in Mobile Networks
  • Analysis of Networks and Complex Systems
  • Network Security
  • Datamining
  • Dissertation in Computing Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Candidates must normally have obtained at least a Second Class Honours degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. Candidates who have obtained at least a First Class Honours in a Higher Diploma conversion course, such as the Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology offered at UCC will be considered. Applications from other suitably qualified candidates, or from those with equivalent technical experience/qualifications, will be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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