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High Performance Computing

Trinity College Dublin

12 months
20229 EUR/year
7647 EUR/year
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Provided by the School of Mathematics, the High Performance Computing programme of Trinity College Dublin is a one year (full time) taught Master of Science degree. The degree provides practical training in the emerging high performance computing technology sector.


Course Description

The aim of the High Performance Computing programme of Trinity College Dublin is to train students in practical applications of high-performance technical computing in industry, finance and research. Course content includes computer architecture, software optimisation, parallel programming, classical simulation and stochastic modelling. Application areas include simulation of physical, chemical and biological systems, financial risk management, telecommunications performance modelling, optimisation and data mining. The course has a number of optional elements, allowing specialization in application areas.

Career opportunities include mathematical modeling, simulation and forecasting, database mining and resource management. 

Programme Structure

  • The course includes a strong practical element. 
  • Students have unlimited access to a dedicated teaching computing laboratory, and access to the facilities of the Trinity College Centre for High- Performance Computing, which include large-scale parallel computers. 
  • The techniques covered during the year will allow students to work in advanced software development including parallel and concurrent software applications. 
  • High-performance technical computing methods are becoming increasingly widespread in research into mathematics, physics, chemistry and biotechnology, engineering and finance, providing a wide range of options for the student wishing to go on to further research.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants will need to hold:

  • at least a 2.1 honors degree from an Irish university or equivalent result from a university in another country
  • a fluent command of the English language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20229 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20229 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7647 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7647 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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