Computing - Fundamentals - Masters Qualifier - Grangegorman

What is... Computing (Fundamentals of) Masters Qualifier?
The philosophy behind the qualifier is that graduates from other disciplines will have developed significant transferable skills in analysis, communications and independent learning and so will be in a position to learn a focused subset of computing knowledge quickly.

Graduates of the Masters Qualifier exit with a Continuing Professional Development Diploma in Fundamentals of Computing and those who pass all modules and achieve an overall average mark of 60% can progress directly to the MSc in Computing programme.

Subjects taught

• Object-Oriented Software Development
• Information Systems
• Architecture, Operating Systems and Networks
• Web and User Interface Design
• Systems Analysis and Testing

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
The minimum admission requirement is an Honours Bachelors degree (level 8) in a non computer science discipline. Applicants with other qualifications and relevant experience may also be considered for entry as exceptional cases.

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Application dates

Applications open in November 2021.


1 Semester
Mode of Study: Full Time
Method of Delivery: Classroom

This is a full time course that runs during semester 2 of the academic year. Classes will be held on Monday to Friday between February and May with exams in May. Those who successfully complete the course will be eligible to start the MSc in Computer Science the following September.

Post Course Info

Graduates who pass all modules and achieve an overall mark of 60% can progress directly to the MSc in Computer Science programme.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    CPD Dip

  • Qualifications

    Continuing Professional Development Diploma

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening

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