Computing

Overview
Take the next step in your career and become a computing and IT specialist.

This specialist Level 9 MSc in Computing aims to equip students with the necessary skills to pursue an active and leading role in a dynamic, evolving industry.

Why Study Computing at Griffith College?
Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the MSc in Computing at Griffith College is a 1-year programme which aims to give students an insight into the world of academic and industrial computing research. Delivered on a full-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:

- Obtain specialist knowledge and skills essential for a career in computing or IT.

- Learn about mobile app development, but also how the current hardware can be used, i.e. learn how to use the built-in sensors; linking of devices, i.e. smartwatches, etc.; integration of mobile with the web and cloud

- Gain a practical understanding of how to research and master technical issues, analyse and present your findings coherently, and document your work in a professional manner.

- Explore the theories of cyber & information security with the practical aspects of secure programming.

- Build upon your knowledge of supporting topics in the many disciplines of computing.

- Fantastic job prospects with a 100% employment record from a sample of 35 graduates from our class of 2017

Course Highlights
Finish early with Postgraduate Diploma
Small class sizes
Access to state of the art facilities
A dedicated experienced lecturing Team
Industry guest speakers

Entry requirements

Candidates applying for this course should have a 2.2 Level 8 honours degree in Computing Science, or a 2.2 Higher Diploma in Computing or related discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience.

Subjects taught

Stage One
Research Methods
Computer Networks & Internetworking
Mobile Development
Information Retrieval and Web Search

Stage Two
Information Security
Agile Software Development
Cloud Platforms & Applications
Parallel & Distributed Programming

Dissertation Stage
Dissertation/Dissertation by Practice

Duration

1 year full-time.

Enrolment dates

Intake Dates
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
February 2020*
September 2020

*subject to sufficient numbers.

Post Course Info

Academic Progression
On completion of the Level 9 MSc in Computing, students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.

Career Progression
Through the MSc in Computing you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialised in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

Technical Applications Developers
Computing Consultant
Systems Analysts
Database Administrators
Network Managers
Head of Data Science
Digital Designer
IT Operations Manager
Systems Analyst
Web Developer

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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