Master of Science (MSc) in Information Systems with Computing

Dublin Business School
Dublin, Ireland
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 9,754
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 13,454

About this course

The MSc in Information Systems with Computing is an innovative programme with an integrated delivery from end to end covering a wide range of information systems and computing topics. The programme is designed to create a deep level of knowledge and understanding in core areas such as programming, databases, web technologies and security while also offering practical skills in contemporary topics such as data analytics, distributed systems and mobile and social computing. In addition, the programme allows students to explore the issues around the management of information technology in business and industrial contexts. The programme was designed with significant input from industry and reflects the driving ethos of DBS to provide learners with career focused programmes to enhance graduates employability.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the MSc in Computing and Information Systems are:

  • A minimum Second Class Honours (2.2) in an IT/IS discipline or a Business discipline where IT/IS is a significant component of the degree from a recognised third level institution, or equivalent qualification in a cognate discipline, or

  • Higher Diploma in Science in Computing Level 8 award

  • Prior knowledge and the study of the areas of databases, programming and networking is also required.

  • For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum English language requirement for entry to the programme is IELTS score 6.5 (or equivalent).


Stage 1

Stage 2


Core Modules

Software Engineering

Advanced Databases

Web and Mobile Technologies

Personal and Professional Development

Research Methods I

Research Methods II

Data and Data Analytics

Computer Systems Security

Enterprise Information Systems

MSc Award Project

Assessment Methods

The programme is assessed through a mix of continuous assessment, skills based assessment and exams. Skills based assessment allows learners to demonstrate knowledge learned through scenario based situations and continuous assessment involves a varied mix between individual and group work.

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