Computer Science Education Research

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Computer Science Education Research
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY_KEDRS_M
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment First intake September 20 2019
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Duration 2 years, part-time
Course Fee EU Fees: €5,000.00
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
The Masters Programme will be available to applicants who meet one of the following criteria:
· An Honours Degree (min 2:2) and qualified to teach.
· A level-8 Higher Diploma in Computing for Educators with 2:2 or higher.
· Candidates who do not have an Honours degree but have significant relevant experience may also be eligible for consideration via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Number of Places 20
Course Content

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Our Master of Science in Computer Science Education Research has 30 taught credits and a 60 credit Research Dissertation. The taught modules give the student a background in the field of Computer Science Education before the...

Subjects Taught What will I study?
Year 1
Semester 1
Computational Thinking for Problem Solving Mandatory 10

Semester 2

Year 2
Semester 1
Computer Ethics and Law in Education Mandatory 10

Semester 2
Teaching and Learning for Computer Science Mandatory 10
Research Dissertation Mandatory 60
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
• Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
• Companies with Large Database Systems
• Payment Card Industry
• Financial Services

Graduate Careers
Former graduates are employed in the following capacities:
• Data Scientist
• Data Storage Manager
• Data Analyst
Further Enquiries Department Administration:
Tel: +353 (0)74 918 6306
Lecturer Dr Nigel McKelvey
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186306
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