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Information Systems

University College Dublin

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
19900 EUR/year
7920 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Information Systems from University College Dublin (UCD) is about capturing, organising, protecting, archiving, and appropriately disseminating information critical to an organization’s success.

Overview

The MSc in Information Systems from University College Dublin introduces students to core disciplines integral to the deep exploration of the practical and theoretical issues related to the design and deployment of human centered information systems. The degree incorporates a strong interdisciplinary and human-centered focus, combining theory and practice-based perspectives from across a range of disciplines. They envisage students to become critical thinkers as to the role of the human within the development and design of interfaces and systems and impact that technology  has upon individuals, organisations and society.

The learning environment of the programme encourages the development of research and design as well as  analytical and group work skills. Students conduct a range of individual and group based assignments that focus on key theoretical, research and design based challenges in human centered computing.

The programme engages students primarily through lectures, online learning exercises and group work as well as individual assignments.

Career

Graduates will be qualified to work in industry, government, universities and NGOs in roles such as:

  • Web content manager
  • Social media manager
  • Webmaster
  • Knowledge management analyst
  • Digital publisher
  • Information architect

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Architecture: Designing the Web
  • Management for Information Professionals
  • Foundations of Info Studies
  • UXD: User-Centered Design
  • Research Methods
  • Thesis
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Research Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Human Language Technologies
  • Introduction to Cognitive Science
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Web Publishing
  • Managing Information Technology for Information Professionals
  • The Digital Self
  • Information Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in any discipline. An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part Time
  • EU          fee per year - € 5115
  • nonEU    fee per year - € 9950

Funding

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