Master of Engineering (Computer Science and Information Technology)

College of Engineering & Informatics

Course overview

This is a one-year 60-ECTS Master of Engineering degree in Computer Science and Information Technology. It is designed as a direct follow-on for graduates of the BSc in Computer Science and Information Technology, and is also suitable for graduates of the BE in Electronic & Computer Engineering in NUI Galway and other degree programmes that are very similar in content and level. The 60 ECTS includes a 20-ECTS research/development project, 20 ECTS of advanced Computer Scienceand IT modules and 20 ECTS of common modules

Key facts

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is Second class Honours Degree in an Honours, Level 8 Engineering programme (or equivalent)

Duration: 1 year, full-time

Next start date: Not offered 2013

ECTS weighting: 60

Average intake: To be advised

Closing date: Not offered 2013

Mode of study: Taught

Course outline

Depending on the modules chosen, students can achieve one of three specialisms: (A) Specialism in Data Analytics; (B) Specialism in Web & Mobile Development; (C) Specialism in Enterprise Systems Development. To achieve the specialism, students must choose some designated modules and also take their choice of other modules to make up the correct number of credits. The required modules (unless the student took the same or equivalent modules previously) for each specialism are:

(A) Specialism in Data Analytics: Systems Modelling & Simulation; Machine Learning & Data Mining; Big Data Storage and Retrieval; Web Science & Analytics; Database Development; Applied Statistics.

(B) Specialism in Web & Mobile Development: Web and Mobile App Design & Development; User Centred Design; Internet Programming; Enterprise Java Progamming or .NET Programming.

(C) Specialism in Enterprise Systems Development: Systems Modelling & Simulation; User Centred Design; Big Data Storage and Retrieval; Architecture, OSes & Networks for Unix; Enterprise Java Progamming or .NET Programming.

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Fees for this course

EU (Total): €4,900 p.a. 2013/14 (inclusive of Levy)
 - Tuition: €4,676 p.a. 2013/14
 - Student levy: €224 p.a. 2013/14
Non-EU (Total): €13,750 p.a. 2013/14

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