Study Computer Science & IT in Ireland

Study Computer Science & IT in Ireland

Studying Computer Science & IT

Computer sciences and IT degrees focus on developing the theoretical foundation for information and computer systems as well as the application of those foundations. Computer science students can pursue a broad area of specialisations, in the fields of artificial intelligence, computer networks, IT security, information databases, web technologies, graphics and multimedia, and more.

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39 Computer Science & IT Master's degrees in Ireland

M.Eng. Computer Engineering

To provide a broadly based training in computer engineering for graduates who wish to augment their analytical skills with skills and knowledge of computer systems, computer programming, software engineering data communications and digital electronics.

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Information Systems

The MSc in Information Systems offered by the University College Dublin focuses on the foundations, key theories and principles associated with information systems and information management.

UCD School of Information and Communication Studies
M.Sc. Health Informatics

Health informatics is a multi-disciplinary, multi-dimensional field. This field focuses on the creation, modelling, management and sharing of health data and knowledge to support data analysis and timely decision making in medicine and health care together with the information science and technology to support these tasks.

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Master in Computer Science

Almost everything we do results in data being created and stored somewhere. Individuals, communities, business and governments face major challenges in harnessing all this data to create knowledge that that will underpin a healthier, safer, more productive world.

College of Engineering and Informatics
M.Sc. Computer Science (Software Engineering)

The Master of Science in Software Engineering degree at NUIM exposes graduates in computer science and related disciplines to the many facets of this complex area – the technical, the methodological, the organizational – so that successful participants will subsequently be able to lead major projects in software engineering in many industrial and commercial sectors.

Faculty of Science & Engineering
M.Sc. Computational Finance

Faced with these challenges, the MSc in Computational Finance (MSc CF) is an intensive 12-month, full-time programme which has been designed to balance theoretically rigorous coursework with a practical emphasis on the acquisition of advanced quantitative skills and an intuitive understanding of the dynamics of risk in financial markets.

Kemmy Business School
M.Sc. Applied Science (Mathematical Modelling & Scientific Computing)

Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing MSc, University College Cork The primary aim of this course is to educate you to MSc level in the theoretical and practical aspects of mathematical problem solving, mathematical model development, creating software solutions and communication of results.

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science
Postgrad.Dip. Higher Diploma in Science in Computing

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is designed to give students a comprehensive understanding with specific abilities in the areas of computing, information technology and associated best practices, as well as to act as a basis on which to progress to higher studies in computing.

M.Sc. Software & Systems for Mobile Networks

The aim of this course is to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills required to contribute to this vital area of information technology as mobile software developers, mobile network administrators and managers and researchers.

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science
M.Sc. Applied Computing for Technologists

This programme is a one-year full-time or two-year part-time course leading to a Master of Science Degree in Applied Computing for Technologists from Dublin Institute Of Technology. It is specifically aimed at candidates holding a professional qualification or equivalent in Technological or related disciplines. The course is aimed at providing graduates with a high level of applied computing skills. The successful graduates will be able to apply and develop these technologies successfully in their own professional areas.

Postgraduate Admissions
M.Sc. Software Engineering & Entrepreneurship Management

The M.Sc. in Software Engineering and Entrepreneurship aims to provide students with a blend of entrepreneurial business and knowledge, complemented by a proficiency in software engineering. The students will obtain an advanced understanding of software engineering principles and the ability to integrate these principles with entrepreneurship to create innovative internationally focussed small firms.

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. MSc in Applied Science - Geographical Information System & Remote Sensing

Geographical, earth and environmental sciences are increasingly relying on digital spatial data obtained from remotely sensed imagery, analysed by geographical information systems and visualised on a computer screen. The aim of the MSc in Applied Science - Geographical Information System & Remote Sensing programme from University College Cork is to provide training in the developing technologies that enable the acquisition, analysis and dissemination of spatial data. These technologies, as well as an understanding of spatial data infrastructures, data management and data use are essential for the responsibile management of Earth resources and global environments, and will be taught through a range of applications drawing on expertise from within UCC. Students will learn a variety of related skills including IT, computer programming, spatial data analysis, cartography and visualisation, and research methods.

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science
M.Sc. Computing (with Major Options)

The MSc in Computing offers a choice of 4 Majors (Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Software Engineering, Security & Forensic Computing), designed to equip graduates with a range of cutting edge skills, which enable them to produce high quality software and systems that deliver solutions to business and the economy. This programme is offered on a one year, full-time or two year, part-time basis. 

Faculty of Engineering & Computing
M.Sc. Cloud Computing

The MSc programme is delivered using online learning technologies. CIT does not currently have plans to deliver this programmes using traditional full-time face-to-face delivery.

M.Sc. Interactive Digital Media

This M.Sc. course provides a foundation in the technologies and media relevant to the digital media sector. The course runs full-time over a twelve-month period.

School of Computer Science and Statistics
M.Sc. Computed Tomography

The MSc Computed Tomography (CT) course from University College Dublin is aimed at radiographers working in clinical CT. It has been developed to encompass contemporary technological advances in CT and to provide a platform for discussion of clinical and evidence-based CT practice.

UCD School of Medicine
M.Sc. Multilingual Computing and Localisation

This programme was prepared in consultation with a large panel of academic and industry experts, and takes into account the changes in localisation and internationalisation practice. It caters for new and emerging requirements with a focus on high-quality research output. In addition, while it is centred around the technical aspects of localisation, it recognises the need for localisation professionals to have a good understanding of international business organisation.

M.Eng. Electronic and Computer Engineering

The Me in Electronic and Computer Engineering programme at University College Dublin is aimed at graduates with an honours Bachelor's (first cycle) degree in electronic engineering or a closely related discipline.

UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
M.Sc. Computing Science

This MSc Computing Science, University College Cork programme will provide you with the skills required to understand the entrepreneurship and innovation required for the software industry. Many national and multinational companies employ computer science 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.

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science
M.Eng. Computer and Communications Systems

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.

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Eng. Computer Engineering

The Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering Programme combines software and hardware developments of computer, electronic and communication systems into a condensed course of study that will give you a much sought after background for today's demanding job market.

MBA Information Systems

The DBS MBA (Information Systems) awarded by QQI,provides you with knowledge of current trends in computer networks and how best to use them. Information systems development skills provide you with detailed information on choosing and operating information systems to support the extraction and use of organisational information.

School of Business
M.Sc. Geocomputation

This full-time MSc/Higher Diploma programme in Geocomputation aims to provide a sound theoretical and practical foundation in geocomputation for numerate graduates with suitable backgrounds in subjects such as mathematics, engineering, geography, computer science, geomatics, and mining, and professionals working in cognate disciplines.

Faculty of Science & Engineering
M.Sc. Data Analytics - PGDip

The MSc and Professional Diploma in Data Analytics from University College Dublin will help you analyse and understand the large data sets that are regularly being created via the huge growth in freely available online information.

M.A. Interactive Media

The M.Sc./M.A. in Interactive Media is a 12-month intensive course that is designed specifically for graduates who are interested in pursuing studies that combine technological competence with design/artistic endeavour.

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.A. Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities is a fast and growing interdisciplinary field at the cutting edge of 21st century research methods. It aligns traditional Humanities-based research with modern data-intensive computational methodologies to produce exciting new research avenues and questions in traditional fields of expertise.

Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy
M.Sc. Biology - Bioinformatics with Computational Biology

The MSc in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at UCC is a one-year taught masters course commencing in September, University College Cork. Bioinformatics is a fast-growing field at the intersection of biology, mathematics and computer science. It seeks to create, advance and apply computer/software-based solutions to solve formal and practical problems arising from the management and analysis of very large biological data sets.

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science
Postgrad.Dip. Computing

The Graduate Diploma in Computing was designed to meet the deficit in computing specialists. This one year full-time course equips graduates from other disciplines with the skills necessary for careers in the growing software industry.

Faculty of Science and Engineering