Postgraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

The Department of Computer Science has taught MSc programmes designed to suit a wide range of interests. The MSc in Computing Science, and MSc in Data Science & Analytics (offered in conjunction with the Department of Statistics) require candidates to have previously studied Computer Science or a related discipline. The Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology and the MSc in Interactive Media are conversion courses and can be undertaken by students from varied backgrounds. For the MSc in Bioinformatics with Computational Biology candidates must have significant element of Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Biology.

Taught Postgraduate Handbook 2016-17 (592kB)

 Fees Schedule  for 2016/17 and 2017/18

 

Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology
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MSc Computing Science
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Poster - MSc Computing Science (2,069kB)
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MSc Data Science & Analytics
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MSc Data Science & Analytics - Chinese Translation_ (1,659kB)
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Poster - MSc Data Science & Analytics (1,557kB)
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MSc Interactive Media
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MSc Interactive Media - Chinese Translation_ (1,730kB)
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Poster - MSc Computing Science (2,069kB)
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MSc Bioinformatics with Computational Biology
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IT Conversion Courses are open to graduates of any discipline, that means you do not have to have studied computer science previously. Undertkaing a UCC IT Conversion Course will enhance your exisiting degree providing skill in demand by the ICT sector.  This industry a thriving and growing with 9 of the top 10 global ICT companies maintaining a presence in Ireland. The sector is one of the country's most prevalent employers with over 75,000 people employed by ICT companies in Ireland.

 Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology

Students of the UCC Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology can opt for one of two routes:

1. Students who receive a 1H in a Higher Diploma can apply for an MSc in Computing Science or MSc Data Science & Analytics.

2. Others opt for the employment route and get jobs as IT technical support and operations in companies such as EMC, McAfee, Apple etc.

A survey of graduates from the Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology (2010-2014) showed that over 90% of respondents were in employment or undertaking further study one year from graduation.

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MSc Interactive Media

Students entering the MSc Interactive Media have very varied backgrounds coming from arts, business and the sciences.

Where are our graduates?

From 2010-2014, over 75% of graduates of the MSc in Interactive Media who responded to a survey by the Careers Office in UCC stated that they were in employment. The companies include HP, Siemens, Intel, Apple, Digisoft TV, Xanadu Consulting plus others. The types of positions held include: Programmers, Web Developers, Multimedia Designers, Mobile Application Developers, Media Analyst and Technical Support.

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Postgraduate Non-EU Students:

English Language Proficiency - Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency. English language tests must be undertaken no more than two years prior to commencement of a programme.

 

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science Language Requirements

ProgrammesEnglish Language QualificationPostgraduate Language Requirements
All Programmes IELTS Minimum Requirements 6.5
Minimum individual sections 6.0
All Programmes TOEFL Minimum Requirements TOEFL 90,

Listening 20; Reading 19;
Speaking 21; Writing 23
All Programmes Cambridge Proficiency Exam Grade C
All Programmes Cambridge Advanced Exam Grade B
All Programmes Pearson PTE Minimum Score of 63
with no section score below 59

 

UCC Language Centre Course Information

The English Language Centre at UCC offers additional language courses, should you be interested.

Further details on Language Centre courses may be obtained from the International Office or by contacting the UCC Language Centre.

Helpful Links

English Language Centre website at: http://www.ucc.ie/en/esol/courses/

Year-round English Courses: http://www.ucc.ie/en/esol/courses/yearoundcourses/

Summer School English Language Course: http://www.ucc.ie/en/esol/courses/summer/ 

Part-Time English Language Course: http://www.ucc.ie/en/esol/courses/partimecourses/

Please note that a charge is payable for all courses and examinations at the UCC Language Centre.

Email: eflsummerschool@ucc.ie for further information and application form.

 

GUIDE TO EXAMINATIONS FOR STAFF AND STUDENTS:

The following link outlines many topics including procedures and rules, deferrals of examinations, plagiarism, breach of examination regulations, conduct, mitigation and much more.

Guide to Examinations for Staff and Students

In particular, if you are currently in the process of completing UCC Postgraduate Studentship and research grant forms for the 2016/17 academic year, the Postgraduate Student Funding guidelines for 2016/17 may be of interest to you.

Forms can now be downloaded from the following link: Click Here

 

We are delighted to announce the launch of Quercus Academic Taught Masters’ scholarships for 2017-18. This is the first time UCC will offer a consolidated postgraduate scholarship initiative across all four Colleges and the scholarships will build on the successful Quercus brand by offering academic scholarships for taught Masters’ programmes to exceptional EU and Non-EU applicants. Each scholarship will comprise a 50% reduction in fees.

Further information on the scholarships is available at http://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/about/postgrad/

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