The new M.Sc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master's degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas:
Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Graphics and Vision Technologies and Future Networked Systems. The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their fields. The course content is inspired by their cutting-edge work as well as their contacts with leading industry researchers around the globe. We expect our graduates to be in high-demand for top-end research and development positions within leading multi-national companies and from startup companies alike. There will also be opportunities to progress to PhD study with many funded positions available locally.
What you need to know
Where is the course located?
What is the length of the course?
12 Months (1 Year) Full-time
When can I apply?
You can apply today
When does the course start?
Application Closing Date
Open for an application
Number of Places
Fees and Funding
Non-EU Tuition Fees
Living Costs per year
Features and Benefits
- This strand is linked to the CONNECT research centre. CONNECT is a national research centre for Future Networks and Communications. It brings together world-class expertise from ten academic institutes to create a hub of expertise in Wireless Networks, the Internet of Things, Cloud Computing and Cyber Security.
- Ireland is consistently voted one of the safest and friendliest cities in the world.
- It is also aligned with the Trinity Centre for Future Cities which investigates the modern metropolis and explores how existing infrastructures can be optimised to improve how cities work.
- The Future Networked Systems strand deals with how things become smart and connected as software systems are more and more embedded in our everyday environments, from mobile social networking to managing city resources such as road traffic.
How to Apply
Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW
As part of your application, you will be required to submit:
- Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
- Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
- 2 letters of recommendation
- A copy of your passport
- Personal Statement
- Extra requests for certain courses
Minimum entry requirements
The MSc programme aims to produce very high quality graduates that can become leaders in high-tech industry and academic research. It will be intensive, demanding and rewarding.
For entry to the course, we require the following:
• A II.1 (60-69%) grade or higher from a reputable university in Computing or strongly related discipline
• A standard of English language competence that will allow full participation in coursework, classwork and other activities – this means an IELTS level of 6.5 overall with no single component below 6.0
• You need to be able to be fully competent in programming in C, C++ or Java [for Graphics and Vision Technologies, you will need to have or acquire competence in C++]
• A strong work ethic and the resolve to strongly engage with the demanding programme. This means, for example, that it will be extremely difficult to do the course while holding part-time employment.
• IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall
• TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based. The test taken here should be TOEFL IBT
• Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)
• Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020
Special Entry Requirements
Graduates will be suited to careers with large-scale multinationals such as Microsoft, Intel, IBM, Amazon, Google, Arista Networks Limited, Cisco and Bell Labs, together with management consulting companies and a variety of dynamic start-ups.
Applicants are advised to apply early as we receive a very large number of applications for this course