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Masters Programme in Internet of Things (IoT)

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Applications are open for the 2020-2021 intake.

***Closing date for applications for the first round of offers extended to August 14th 2020***

About this programme


The Internet of Things (IoT) is a computing concept describing the interconnectivity and collaboration of a wide variety of everyday physical objects connected via the Internet. Rapid IoT development has been driven by ongoing research and technological advances (notably in 5G mobile communications and in Artificial Intelligence). IoT technologies are enabling a wide range of business opportunities in the context of “smart” homes, neighbourhoods and cities and in the exploitation of intelligent infrastructure and services, in areas such as transport, power and healthcare.

 

Ireland is a global centre for groundbreaking advancements in IoT. There is a strong demand for IoT professionals, who are competent in the design, development, management and support of IoT systems. To meet this skills challenge, Technology Ireland Software Skillnet has developed, with consultation from industry, a level 9 Masters programme in Electronic and Computer Technology (Internet of Things).


  • Part-time over 2 years
  • Online with some on-campus workshops
  • Online forums for materials, references and learning support
  • Interaction with IoT thought leaders 
  • Professional network for peers working in IoT
  • Flexible choice of modules to fit your background and interests
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Funding


Part-funding of fees by the Software Skillnet will be automatically approved for successful applicants who are:
  • in employment within enterprise
  • in companies based in the Republic of Ireland
Low grant aided cost for working professionals: €3,150/year

This programme, leading to a final Award of MSc in Electronic and Computer Technology (IoT) is being sponsored by the Technology Ireland Software Skillnet and developed and delivered by Dublin City University (DCU).

 

Who is this programme for?

 
The MSc in Electronic and Computer Technology (Internet of Things) is designed to meet the demand for a new kind of IT specialist and skills. Apply if you are: 

 

• Part of a company with emerging IoT teams who wants to build integrated IoT competence;

• An Engineer who wants to pursue career opportunities in IoT;

• An ICT professional who is or will be, assigned to IoT teams.
 
 
 



Eligibility Criteria

 

The course is aimed at those employed in Republic of Ireland registered companies. The minimum entry requirement for standard entrants to the programme is a 2.2 (GPA 2.5 or equivalent), in a Level 8 primary degree in computing/Engineering or an equivalent cognate discipline.

Candidates not attaining this standard level may be offered the option of undertaking a ‘qualifier’ subset of the programme modules which, if successfully completed, would allow them to continue with the main programme (with credit).