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Distributed & Mobile Computing

About the Course
The MSc in Distributed and Mobile Computing is a taught masters programme (NFQ Level 9) which provides an opportunity for IT professionals to enhance and update their knowledge of the latest technologies and research activities within the important fields of Distributed and Mobile Computing.

The Programme
Students taking the programme select 60 taught credits from the range of modules available with Research Methods and Mobile Application Design and Development being mandatory. The wide elective choice is designed to allow participants decide which modules are more relevant to them.

The programme covers topics in Mobile Apps Development, Scalability, Networking, Cloud Computing and Virtualisation, and Business Intelligence and Data Analytics among other current topics. Participants complete a 30 credit dissertation, with the aim of producing research work of a sufficient standard to publish. Graduates of the programme report obtaining new positions and promotions as a result of participating in the programme.

Entry requirements

What do I Need?
A BSc (Hons) in Computing (Level 8), 2nd class honours grade 2 (2.2) minimum or an Honours Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) in a scientific, mathematical or engineering discipline, 2nd class honours grade 2 (2.2) minimum, subject to relevant work experience. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English in accordance with Institute admissions regulations. Candidates may be interviewed to determine eligibility.


Full Time / Part Time.

Further enquiries

Information Desk,
Department of Lifelong Learning
Tel: 01 404-2101

Subjects taught

Semester 1
Research Methods
Mobile Applications Design & Development
Information Security - Vulnerabilities and Defences
Scalable Computing
Network Analysis & Design
Web Semantics and Information Mining
Software Development and Process Management
Cloud and Virtualised Infrastructure
Business Intelligence
IT Strategy, Innovation and Governance
Technology Law
Strategic Management & Finance
Simulation & Visualisation

Enrolment and start dates

How To Apply
Programme Leader
Barry Feeney, Head of Computing,
ITT Dublin.
Tel: +353 1 404-2402

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