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Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: CSEA
CAO/PAC code: MH601
Points: 381
QQI: Yes click here for details
Closing date: 01 July 2024
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Study all the principles and uses of computers and software, as well as key areas in mathematics, a major project and a six month placement in industry.

  • Acquire hands-on programming skills and advanced problem solving techniques in our dedicated computer science building (Eolas).
  • You will study another Arts subject or Critical Skills with Computer Science and Mathematics in 1st year.
  • There is a transfer pathway from 1st year MH101 Arts to 2nd year MH601 CSA Computer Science and Software Engineering (through Arts). Students must have taken and passed at least 22.5 credits of Computer Science in 1st year (see Course Structure for details). There is no limit on places.

Why choose this degree?

  • Students enjoy the huge benefit of studying another Arts subject with Computer Science in 1st year. This lends graduates a wider frame of reference.
  • The Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University was founded in 1987 and is located in the Eolas Building, a €20M state-of-the-art ICT hub. Our laboratories and equipment provide excellent facilities for practical work and all our courses include a mix of lectures and laboratory work.
  • Spending time working in industry as part of your degree enhances your employment opportunities once you graduate. We endeavour to provide a supportive and enjoyable atmosphere for learning through our Computer Science Support Centre, extensive assistance during practical work and we are always available outside of lectures to help our students.
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