Master of Science Software Design with Artificial Intelligence
Why take this course?
Ireland’s reputation as a centre of software excellence is unrivalled in Europe. It is home to multinational and indigenous firms generating €16 billion of exports annually. The sectors wide-ranging activities include software development, R&D, business services and EMEA/International headquarters.
As computers become smarter Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making strides in simulating human thinking. Creating computer systems that automatically improve with experience has many applications including robotic control, data mining, autonomous navigation, and bioinformatics.
This course provides a broad introduction to machine learning and statistical pattern recognition. Students will learn about both supervised and unsupervised learning as well as learning theory, reinforcement learning and control.
What will I experience?
TUS’s Faculty of Engineering and Informatics is housed in one of the most modern and well-equipped facilities of its kind in the country. Lecturers have extensive industry experience which enriches their teaching skills and competencies. You will be part of an exciting software development environment, with advanced research and strong links to industry.
What opportunities might it lead to?
International Students: We are delighted to welcome international students. Please direct all such queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarships of €1,000 to maximum of €3,000 may be awarded based on academic achievement, personal statement outlining exceptional achievements, student ambassador programme, alumni scholarship and sibling scholarship to Non-EU students who apply through International Office or Country Advisors for TUS campuses.
International TUS alumni who wish to apply for a taught master’s may qualify for €3,000 reduced fee scholarship. More information is available from the International Office.
For additional information about this programme, please contact:
Dr Enda Fallon,
Head of Department,
Computer and Software Engineering,
Tel: (090) 647 1877
The programme assessment strategy has been devised to support both the programme and module learning outcomes and to foster the development of the intended knowledge, skills and competencies. A wide range of assessment methods suitable for the programme will be used and due consideration has been given by the Programme Board and Programme Management Team to the number of assessable components per year and to the possibility of cross-modular assessment throughout the programme. The assessment workload will be reviewed by the team on an annual basis. All assessment will be at the modular level.
- Course Fees:
- The programme tuition fee is €6,900 for EU students and for Non EU students the tuition fee is €14,500 per annum. *subject to change
- Course Duration:
- 1 Year
- Registration Closing Date:
How to apply to this programme at TUS Athlone Campus:
- Course Commencement Date:
- Course Award:
- Master of Science
- Course NFQ Level:
- Level 9
- Minimum Entry Requirements:
Applicants should hold a 4 year honours degree in software design or an equivalent qualification with a minimum grade of 2.1 (60%). In line with institute policies, non-native English speakers are required to have an IELTS level of 6.0 or higher.
Careers & Opportunities
The Work Placement & Professional Practice provide in this programme provides learners with a comprehensive experience of the working environment while deepening specialist skills relevant to the programme. The module responds
to the requirements of industry and relevant professional bodies as it facilitates in-depth student induction, extended
professional practice, and immersion in contextualised specialised technologies and techniques.
Students who successfully complete this programme will be eligible to pursue research opportunities at PhD level.