Computing Science, M.Sc. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
12 months
18900 EUR/year
7130 EUR/year
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This Computing Science programme at University College Cork will provide you with the skills required to understand the entrepreneurship and innovation required for the software industry. 


Computing Science programme at University College Cork is a full-time taught programme running for 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme. Students take taught modules in Semesters 1 and 2, followed by a research/development project from May to September.


Many national and multinational companies employ computer science at University College Cork graduates in areas such as software development and engineering, artificial intelligence, systems and networks, database and systems security as well as mobile multimedia, modelling, research and development. In the final part of the degree, you will also get the chance to demonstrate the skills you have learned by completing a substantial research and development project.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Case Studies in Computing Entrepreneurship 
  • Database Technology 
  • Information Storage and Retrieval 
  • Project Development Skills 
  • Complex Systems Development 
  • Scalable Computing for Data Analytics 
  • Design of Cyber-Physical Systems 
  • Mobile Network Protocols 
  • Mobile Devices and Systems 
  • Mobile Applications Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates must have obtained either:

  • a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Computer Science or a closely related discipline or a First Class Honours in a Higher Diploma conversion course, such as the Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology at UCC.
  • Candidates from Grandes Écoles Colleges are also eligible to apply if they are studying a cognate discipline in an ENSEA or EFREI Graduate School and are eligible to enter the final year (M2) of their programme.
  • applications from other suitably qualified candidates, or from those with equivalent technical experience/qualifications, will be considered under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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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