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Gnó agus i dTeicneolaíocht an Eolais

This postgraduate programme provides an opportunity for students to add to the broad educational and work expertise they already possess by gaining information technology and business skills equipping them for the workplace in either the public or private sector. These programmes are run subject to demand and are delivered through the medium of Irish.

On this programme, you will study business and technology – subjects that are essential in all careers. You will also learn about the relationship between the various business subjects and the importance of technology in the development of organisations. You will learn the practical skills to solve business and technology problems and will have an opportunity to put research and expertise to work on interesting projects related to your background and areas of interest. You will be able to focus on a specific area of research for your thesis, drawing from your experience, your background, your undergraduate degree and the subjects covered on this programme.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements
Honours degree H2.2 or equivalent professional experience and a satisfactory level of fluency in Irish. In some circumstances appropriate professional experience and qualifications are accepted in lieu of a primary degree, subject to University regulations. Previous qualifications in business or computing are not required.

MSc Part-time DC627: Two Years

International Applications
International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language.

Duration

2 years part-time.

Careers or further progression

There is a high demand for graduates of this programme. Graduates of the MSc i nGnó agus i dTeicneolaíocht an Eolais work with the Irish Mortgage Corporation, Google, Oracle, Make a Wish Foundation, Citi, RTÉ, Foras na Gaeilge, Roinn Ealaíon Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta, Coláiste na bhFiann, Gael Linn, Gaelchultúr, Údarás Craolacháin na hÉireann and managerial posts in schools.

Further enquiries

Mairead NicGiollamhichil
Email: mairead.nicgiollamhichil@dcu.ie
Tel: 01 7008475

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Why DCU?
DCU is proud of the fact that, again and again, employers confirm their preference for its graduates when searching for future high achievers. DCU is a major research institution, which has gained worldwide recognition for the work of many of its key researchers and research teams. Four of its major research centres and institutes have been awarded very significant capital funding by the state and by private investors to enable them to provide leadership at a global level. All of DCU's academic schools undertake research which is at the cutting edge of knowledge. DCU is also committed to further development of its commercial activities, with a growing emphasis on technology transfer and the establishment of campus companies which exploit commercially the discoveries and skills of the campus community. This commercialisation is set in the context also of an active programme of social development, in which DCU plays an active role in social regeneration and the search for ethical values for modern society.

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