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Computing (Information Systems Processes)

Waterford Institute of Technology

12 months
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10500 EUR/year
4950 EUR/year
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About

The M.S. in Computing (Information Systems Processes) at Waterford Institute of Technology combines the human, the organisational, and the technological to provide a broad perspective of modern information systems and their development.  

Overview

The Computing (Information Systems Processes) program from Waterford Institute of Technology offers students the opportunity to explore issues such as human-computer interaction, psychology, computer ethics, and systems development in the human-centred tradition.

The organisational aspects consider successful business processes and how these can be supported through information infrastructures such as supply-chain management systems. Finally, the technological aspects look to trends in information systems development, such as emerging methodologies, software development, and technological systems. The programme also includes a research project and dissertation, thus allowing students to investigate an individual area of personal interest. 

An applied work-based research project and dissertation may be particularly appropriate for working or part-time students.

Careers

The programme will benefit graduates seeking to develop the capability to make real and immediate contributions to the competitiveness of business organisations through the innovative use of information systems. Graduates of this programme are employed in both national and international companies in a variety of roles such as: project managers, software engineers, supply chain managers, computer services managers, and business systems analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Computer-Mediated Work

  • Ethics and e-Privacy

  • Usable Information Architectures

  • Human-Centred Systems Development

  • Innovation and Intrapreneurship

  • Supply Chain Integration Technologies

  • Agile Software Development

  • Human Computer Interaction and Usability

  • Emerging Systems Development Paradigms

  • Business Process Analysis and Design

  • Design Patterns

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications for this program are made online by going to www.pac.ie

  • An honours degree in Computing, Information Systems, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Alternatively an honours degree in Business Studies or Engineering where there is a strong computing component will also be acceptable.
  • Interview process
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10500 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4950 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4950 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Waterford

670 - 1050 EUR /month
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