The MSc in Computer Science (Data Analytics) is an advanced MSc programme delivered by the Information Technology Discipline, in collaboration with the The Insight Centre for Data Analytics in NUI Galway, which is Europe’s largest research centre for Data Analytics.
The programme is designed to provide graduates of Computer Science and closely related areas with in-depth knowledge and skills in the emerging growth area of Data Analytics. It includes topics such as large-scale data analytics, advanced machine learning and data-mining, information retrieval, natural language processing and web mining. It also includes foundational modules in topics such as statistics, probability and programming for data analytics. Students on the programme further deepen their knowledge of Data Analytics by working on a project either in conjunction with a research group or with an industry partner.
Graduates will be excellently qualified to pursue exciting careers in national and multinational industries in a wide range of areas. Our graduates currently work for companies as diverse as IBM, SAP, Cisco, Avaya, Google, Fujitsu and Merck Pharmaceuticals as well as many specialised companies and start-ups.
Foundational taught modules (20 ECTS);
Advanced taught modules (40 ECTS);
Research/Industry Project (30 ECTS);