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.
- 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.
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- 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
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- 16 months
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Data Science & Big Data Software Engineering View 52 other Masters in Computer Sciences in Ireland
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- 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.
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International27720 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27720 EUR per year during 16 months.
EU/EEA10540 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10540 EUR per year during 16 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.