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Computing - Fundamentals - Masters Qualifier

Introduction
The MSc in Computing Masters Qualifier will offer graduates in non computing disciplines the opportunity to acquire the core knowledge of computing concepts necessary to be eligible for entry to the MSc in Computing programme in the School of Computing. 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 50% can progress directly to the MSc in Computing programme.

Who Should Apply?
Graduates with Honours Bachelors degrees in non computing disciplines who want to get the core computing skills necessary to be eligible for entry to the DIT MSc in Computing programmes.

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.

Applicants must present a minimum IELTS English proficiency score of 6.5 overall with at least level 6.0 for each component.

Duration

1 semester full-time. DT265B (September) DT8266 January 2016.

Careers or further progression

Progression
Graduates who pass all modules and achieve an overall mark of 50% can progress directly to the MSc in Computing programme.

Students who do not achieve an overall average mark of 50% can progress to the Higher Diploma in Computing (DT265) programme where they can take one additional semester to help prepare for progression to the MSc in Computing programme.

Further enquiries

School of Computing
College of Sciences and Health
DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8
School Contact: Andrea Curley
T: 01 402 2840
E: cspg@dit.ie

Subjects taught

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

Comment

Location: School of Computing College of Sciences and Health DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8 School .

Application date

Closing Date: Sept intake - 30th April 2017 Feb intake - Applications now open for Feb intake.

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: September 2017 & February 2017 intakes

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