Tralee Institute of Technology
School of Science and Computing
What is the Master of Science in Computing about? The aim of the MSc in Computing is to produce graduates with an advanced level of theoretical knowledge and practice, with highly developed research capabilities, innovation and entrepreneurial skills to further their professional development in the IT industry. On completion of the programme, students will be subject area specialists in the modules covered in the MSc in Computing, including advanced software design, mobile computing, human computer interaction, distributed computing and others. Graduates will have excellent team leadership and change management skills, and will have the ability to systematically evaluate emerging technologies and trends from a business opportunity perspective. Research, innovation and entrepreneurial skills are important themes of the programme, reflecting the developing role of the Institute of Technology, Tralee as a supporter and promoter of enterprise development in the region. How is the course delivered? This course may be delivered on either a full-time or part-time basis and consists of a combination of lectures, practicals, tutorials, projects, seminars presentations and speakers from industry. What facilities are available? Students have access to state-of-the-art computer laboratories including specialist labs for multimedia, network administration, computer architecture and software development. The Institute has a purpose built digital editing suite which allow students to edit video and sound files they have created in their project work. All computing students have access to e-learning systems (WebCT). The Computing Department at the institute leads the Higher Education sector in Ireland in the use of e-learning in its courses.