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Computer Science - Interactive Media MSc

Computer Science - Interactive Media

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Check out our blog to find out what our graduates have to say about the course at: http://csblog.ucc.ie

CONVERSION COURSE

This CONVERSION COURSE is intended for graduates who do not have a Computer Science Degree and would like to attain skills in demand by the IT sector. 

The aim of the MSc in Multimedia is to equip you with qualifications relevant to the multimedia, broadcast, games, web, social media and general ICT industries.

Interactive media is a fast-changing discipline, so we actively engage with industry and the research communities to ensure that the content of the course is continuously evolving and relevant, preparing students for a productive future in the digital media industry.

Click here to hear what our graduates have to say:

Laura MSc Interactive Media (2013)

Companies actively recruiting Computer Science graduates in 2014-15 include:

Accenture, Aer Lingus, Amazon, Apple, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of Ireland, BT, Cisco, CiTi-Technology, Cloudreach, Dell, Digital Turbine Asia Pacific, EMC, Enterprise Ireland, Ericsson, First Derivatives, Guidewire, IBM, Intel, Open Text, Paddy Power, Pilz, PWC, SAP Galway Transverse Technologies, Trend Micro, Uniwink, Version 1 (Software).

The ICT sector in Ireland is a thriving and growing industry with 8 of the top 10 global ICT companies maintaining a presence in Ireland. This sector is one of the country’s most prevalent employers with over 75,000 people employed by ICT companies in Ireland. There are currently 5,400 ICT companies in Ireland, 233 of which are foreign owned. The sector is amongst the top three Irish growth industries, with both indigenous and international companies creating large bases in the country (ref www.ictireland.ie).

Numerous reports, both national and international have highlighted the digital media industry as one of the fastest growing industries in a high-value sector with significant employment and strong revenues.

Graduates of the MSc Interactive Media can take up employment in areas such as:

  • Graphic Design & UI/UX Development
    • Senior Developer, Designer, Architect, Management
    • Social Media / Digital Content
      • Product Management
      • Digital Analytics / Visualisation
        • Data / Statistical Analysis, Business Intelligence Specialist

Companies actively recruiting Computer Science graduates in 2014-15 include: 

Accenture, Aer Lingus, Amazon, Apple, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of Ireland, BT, Cisco, CiTi-Technology, Cloudreach, Dell, Digital Turbine Asia Pacific, EMC, Enterprise Ireland, Ericsson, First Derivatives, Guidewire, IBM, Intel, Open Text, Paddy Power, Pilz, PWC, SAP Galway Transverse Technologies, Trend Micro, Uniwink, Version 1 (Software).

Salaries are in general higher than many other industries.  The following link provides details of the Morgan McKinley Ireland Salary & Benefits Guide 2015.

Contact us

E: David Murphy

P: + 353 21 4205908
W: Website

Related Courses:

MSc in Computing Science

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