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Computer Science (Conversion)

16 months
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27720 EUR/year
10540 EUR/year
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About

University College Dublin offers a skills conversion graduate Computer Science (Conversion) programme for individuals who hold a primary degree in another discipline (e.g., Arts, Commerce, Engineering), and would like to enter an IT-related career. This programme provides a thorough foundation in modern Computer Science in a practically oriented learning environment.

Overview

On completion of the Computer Science (Conversion) programme at University College Dublin you will be able to demonstrate an integrated knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles of Computer Science; demonstrate competence and specialist knowledge in areas such as Programming, Data Science, Software Engineering, Web Application Development, Database Design, Cloud & Distributed Computing, Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Science; undertake independent innovative research and development projects; and work with confidence both autonomously and as part of a team on projects related to real-world computer science applications.

A research practicum allows students to apply the skills learned in the taught modules in a more significant project and to see where these skills can play a role in industry. In the final trimester, students choose 30 credits of taught modules from the MSc Computer Science (Negotiated Learning) programme.

Career

  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • IT Project Analyst
  • Performance Engineer
  • SAP Support Engineer
  • Python Developer
  • Web Applications Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Technical Analyst
  • Technical Consultant

Companies that have employed graduates include IBM, Dell, Accenture, SAP, Mastercard, Computershare Ireland, Deloitte Ireland, First Derivatives, General Motors, Bearing Point, Logentries, AIB, Eircom and Paddy Power.

High achieving graduates from this programme may also be eligible to pursue a graduate research degree in a Computer Science related field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming
  • Data Structures & Algorithms 
  • Relational Databases & Information Systems 
  • Python OOP
  • Operating Systems
  • Networks & Internet Systems
  • Computer Architecture & Organistion 
  • Web Application Development
  • Java Programming 
  • Software Engineering
  • Computational Thinking 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Upper Second class honours degree, or the international equivalent, in a discipline other than Computer Science is required for entry. (In exceptional circumstances, a Lower Second class honours degree (2:2 grade) will be considered if the applicant shows evidence of significant relevant prior experiential learning.)
  • Computer Science is a mathematical subject involving logical understanding and reasoning and therefore applicants must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27720 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27720 EUR per year during 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10540 EUR per year during 16 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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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