Taught course

Applied Science (Software and Systems for Mobile Networks)

University College Cork · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Candidates must have obtained at least a second class Honours degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related technical discipline.

The MSc is targeted at candidates holding a strong undergraduate degree in Computer Science and with a passion for mobile technology and software development.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc programme provides students with a firm grounding in mobile technologies and modern networks such as 3G/4G, WiFi, WiMax, Bluetooth, mesh and sensor networks. The emphasis is on software and systems, specifically services and protocols, middleware, security and mobile applications.

The main aim of this programme is to provide the graduates with the knowledge and skills required to contribute to this vital area of information technology as mobile software developers, mobile network designers and next-generation researchers.

Fees and funding

This programme receives funding from the Government under a major initiative to meet IT skills needs identified by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, therefore EU Students admitted to this programme in 2009/2010 will pay a reduced annual tuition fee of 2,000 euros.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr. Dan Grigoras
00 353 (0) 21 490 2795