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Computer and Communications Systems

12 months
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16548 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Engineering in Computer and Communications Systems at University of Limerick provides a comprehensive grounding in targeted areas of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).  Students develop a detailed knowledge of Software Engineering and its application in the field of Communications Systems.

Overview

About Master of Engineering in Computer and Communications Systems at University of Limerick

The Master of Engineering in Computer and Communications Systems will appeal to graduates with primary degrees in electronics or computing who wish to focus on a career in telecommunications, as well as to those with other science or engineering backgrounds who wish to work in the telecommunications industry. The Programme is designed to equip students with a detailed knowledge of software engineering and the skills required to apply this knowledge in the field of communications systems. The need for these skills continues to expand as telecommunications becomes an increasingly common and important part of people’s lives.On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Design, and develop advanced software, with emphasis on communications systems.
  • Manage complex software engineering projects using up to date tools and techniques.
  • Deploy and administer up to date network management technologies.
  • Develop and maintain web-based application software.
  • Assess security and performance issues relating to networked wireless communications systems.
  • Evaluate new developments in telecommunications engineering using the relevant analysis methods.
  • Develop real-time solutions for communications systems.

Careers

Software and applications development engineering are among the fastest growing and most dynamic fields of today’s technology. The many career paths for graduates of this programme include web applications development, network design and management.

Since communications systems are constantly changing, the programme aims to give its graduates the skills and knowledge to adapt very quickly to new and changing technologies.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • C++ Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Multimedia Communications
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Information Theory & Coding
  • Real-Time Systems
  • Communications & Security
  • Protocols 
  • Digital Control
  • Digital Communications
  • Host & Network Security
  • Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The principal entry requirement for either version of the programme is a 2.2 honours (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) (or better) undergraduate degree in a numerate and relevant discipline. An interview may be part of the admission process.
    • Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
    • English language qualification(s) (if English is not your first language)
    • A one page supporting statement
    • A copy of your birth certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16548 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16548 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 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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