Computing in Medical Device Software, M.Sc.

Computing in Medical Device Software, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (schedule IELTS)
The aim of this taught Master Degree programme is to produce graduates with an advanced level of theoretical knowledge and practice, with highly developed research capability, innovation and entrepreneurial skills to enable their professional development in the IT industry, particularly in the field of regulated software. 


Computing graduates wishing to extend their breadth and depth of knowledge in both the technical and managerial aspects of software development for medical devices are suitable candidates for this programme. 
The programme offers an up-skilling opportunity for software developers who have worked in industry for a number of years and now wish to broaden or update their technical knowledge and formalise their management skills. 
Students who successfully complete the programme, with the exception of the Research project, will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma.

Programme Structure

  • Computer Science
  • Medical Device Software 
  • Software Design and Validation for Medical Devices

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:


    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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

Applications will be considered from candidates who:

  • hold an NQAI Level 8 award or equivalent (at minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 2 level) in an area of study cognate to the proposed study area or
  • hold such other qualifications as may be acceptable to the Programme Board for the purposes of proceeding to a specific Master Degree or
  • have achieved outstanding merit in a specialist artistic field as evidenced by an accumulated body of published/performed work, a scholarly approach to their subject area, and significant national and/or international reputation and this standard to be assessed by the Programme Board.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    5600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dundalk

  • 650 - 1000 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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