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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Studies in engineering and technology prepare you for the technologically oriented workforce of today.

Members of the workforce with engineering and technology training are sought out by many industries including medical research and computer software development.

 

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M.Sc. Computer Science – Data Analytics

National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Galway

Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep [+]

Masters in Engineering & Technology in Galway in Ireland. Big Challenges being addressed by this programme – motivation Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep technical and analytical skills. (1) Accenture, Gartner and McKinsey have all identified Data Analytics as one of the fastest growing employment areas in computing and one most likely to make an impact in the future. The Irish Government’s policy is for Ireland to become a leading country in Europe for big data and analytics, which would result in 21,000 potential new employment opportunities in Ireland alone. (1) CNN has listed jobs in this area in their Top 10 best new jobs in America. 1) “Assessing the Demand for Big Data and Analytics Skills”, 2013-2020. Forfás Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, 2014. Programme objectives & purpose This is an advanced programme that provides Computing graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in the emerging growth area of Data Analytics. It includes advanced topics such as large-scale data analytics, information retrieval, data mining, natural language processing, and web data analytics. It also includes foundational modules in topics such as statistics and programming for data analytics. Students on the programme further deepen their knowledge of Data Analytics by working on a project either in conjunction with a research group or with an industry partner. Graduates will be excellently qualified to go into academic research or to pursue careers in industry in a wide range of areas. Opportunities include: - PhD-level research in NUI Galway, elsewhere in Ireland, or abroad - Multinational enterprises, in Galway and elsewhere, that provide services and solutions for analytics and big data; - Multinational enterprises whose businesses depend on analytics and big data technologies; - Innovative indigenous companies and leading-edge start-ups whose provide analytics solutions and products. What’s special about CoEI/National University Ireland Galway in this area: The MSc in Computer Science (Data Analytics) is being delivered by the Information Technology Discipline, in collaboration with the Insight Research Centre and with input from the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics in NUI Galway - The Information Technology Discipline is NUI Galway’s Computer Science academic discipline, with a 25-year track record of education, research, and industry collaboration - The Insight research centre in NUI Galway is Europe’s largest research centre for Data Analytics - This programme opens the door for graduates for opportunities in PhD level research, careers in industry, or starting new ventures. Programme Structure 90 ECTS programme One full year in duration, beginning September and finishing August Comprises: - Foundational taught modules (20 ECTS) - Advanced taught modules (40 ECTS) - Research/Industry Project (30 ECTS). Programme Content Sample Modules - Statistics - Probability - Advanced Biomaterials - Linear Algebra - Digital Signal Processing - Programming for Data Analytics - Research Project Fundamentals - Open & Linked Data - Information Retrieval - Machine Learning & Data Mining - Learning for Information Retrieval - Tools & Techniques for Large Scale Data Analytics - Data Mining on the Web - Systems Modelling and Simulation - Case Studies in Data Analytics - Embedded Signal Analysis and Processing - Natural Language Processing - Data Visualisation Opportunity for number of Industrial & Research internships: Students enrolled on this programme will have an opportunity to apply for a one-year post-graduation internship in either a related industry or research group in Ireland. Scholarships   A number of scholarships are being made available by the College of Engineering and Informatics to non-EU students registered on these MSc programmes. Each scholarship will be valued at €2,500 and will be awarded to successful candidates based on the submission of a personal statement and CV to the College.    A number of industry sponsored Scholarships will also be available, each to the value of €2,500. Entry Requirements The M.Sc. is suitable for high-performing graduates of Computer Science and closely related degree programmes. Entry to the programme is open to individuals who have at least Second class honours, grade one in a Level 8 degree such as a B.Sc. in Computer Science or a BE in Computer Engineering, or another degree programme that is similar in content to the relevant undergraduate degrees offered by NUI Galway and is from a recognised university or third level college. How to apply Applications are made online via the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC). The PAC code for this program is GYE06. [-]

M.Sc. Water Resources Engineering

National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Galway

This programme will provide engineers with the technical competences to provide solutions to water security issues. Core modules will address technical aspects of water [+]

Big Challenges being addressed by this programme - Water security is a major concern facing humanity, engineers are the primary professionals tackling this issue. - Annually, more than 3.4 million people die from water related diseases - 1 in 9 people world-wide do not have access to safe and clean drinking water - 1 in 3 people world-wide are affected by water scarcity - Population growth and climate change will place significant stresses on global water resources - Flooding of both urban and rural areas is being exacerbated by climate change Programme objectives & purpose This programme will provide engineers with the technical competences to provide solutions to water security issues. Core modules will address technical aspects of water provision, water resource management and flood mitigation. A primary objective of the programme is to ensure that students have a thorough understanding of modern hydrological modelling tools. The programme has a strong emphasis on the design of hydrological systems, with students working in groups to solve real world problems. Graduates of this programme will be in a position to make significant contributions to solving water resource problems in both industry and academia worldwide. What’s special about CoEI/National University Ireland Galway in this area: - Water engineering has been taught at graduate level at NUIG for over 40 years. During this period students from over 50 countries have graduated from NUIG. - This MSc in Water Resources Engineering is a re-launch of NUI Galway’s International Postgraduate Hydrology Programme established by the late Prof Eamonn Nash. Many of the staff who lectured on the Hydrology Programme contribute to the current programme; so the recognised tradition of world-class teaching in water engineering at NUIG continues. - Currently NUIG staff are involved in large-scale funded research projects in water resources, facilitated by the world-class research facilities at NUIG. Programme Structure This is a 90ECTS programme It is a one full year programme, starting in September and finishing August The programme comprises of the following elements: - taught (core and elective) modules (55 ECTS) - integrated group design project (15 ECTS) - individual research project and thesis (30 ECTS). Programme Content Sample Core Modules: - Hydrology & Water Resources - Hydraulic Modelling - Design of Sustainable Environmental Systems Water Quality Modelling - Water Resources in Developing Countries Applied Field Hydrogeology - Advanced Fluid Mechanics Sample Elective Modules: - Computational Methods in Civil Engineering - Turbomachines & Advanced Fluid Dynamics - Environmental Economics - Engineering Finance - Project Management - Applied Statistics for Engineers - Environmental Impact Assessment - Global Climate Change Opportunity for number of Industrial & Research internships. Students enrolled on this programme will have an opportunity to apply for a one-year post-graduation internship in either a related industry or research group in Ireland. Scholarships A number of scholarships are being made available by the College of Engineering and Informatics to non-EU students registered on these MSc programmes. Each scholarship will be valued at €2,500 and will be awarded to successful candidates based on the submission of a personal statement and CV to the College.    A number of industry sponsored Scholarships will also be available, each to the value of €2,500. The College of Engineering and Informatics will also award the Nash Scholarship in Water Resource Engineering. This is in memory of our deceased colleague, Eamonn Nash who was our Professor of Engineering Hydrology for many years, and was a well-known in the international engineering community. The “Nash cascade” and “NashSutcliffe coefficient” were named after him, and these still feature in scholarly publications. Over four hundred senior hydrologists throughout the world received their post-graduate hydrological education at this University. Entry Requirements: Minimum entry requirement is a Second Class Honours Grade 1 in Civil / Environmental Engineering or equivalent. Applications from candidates from cognate disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis. How to apply Applications are made online via the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC). The PAC code for this program is GYE23. [-]

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Ireland Galway

The programme is designed to meet the international demand for 90 ECTS Level 9 qualification in Mechanical Engineering. [+]

Masters in Engineering & Technology in Galway in Ireland. Big Challenges being addressed by this programme – motivation. The programme is designed to meet the international demand for 90 ECTS Level 9 qualification in Mechanical Engineering. Programme objectives & purpose The MSc is a 12-month, 90 ECTS Level 9 Masters in Mechanical Engineering, which will take engineering (BE) and closely-related graduates to an advanced level of mechanical engineering capability, focusing on advanced design, analysis, materials and manufacture via state-of-the-art technology. This course offers a broad range of advanced engineering modules, including advanced applied mathematics and advanced computational modelling, as well as industry-specific advanced modules in manufacturing technology, offshore engineering, energy and medical device development and materials. A substantial 12-month research thesis allows the students to implement new research skills developed within a specially-designed module on engineering research methods, including publication of the research findings. Each MSc project focuses on a current ‘hot topic’ in mechanical engineering industry and is carried out in collaboration with industry partners. What’s special about CoEI/National University Ireland Galway in this area: The CoEI have a range of specialist level 9 programmers in multiple disciplines of Engineering and Information Technology, that follow on from the level 8 (B.E.) programmes. The college has a long tradition of producing highly skilled mechanical engineering graduates who achieve hugely successful careers in industry, research and academia at an international level. At NUI Galway, we have a considerable range of state-of-the art facilities and technical expertise for engineering research. We also are located at the heart of one of Europe’s medical device industry hubs, with over 8,300 medtech employees in Galway, ranging from start-up companies up to the numerous multinational medical device companies. NUI Galway has undoubtedly been part of establishment and continued growth of this medtech R&D and manufacturing hub. Programme Structure This 90 ECTS programme includes a substantial 30 ECTS research project, complemented by 60 ECTS of modules (including 10 ECTS of optional modules). Programme Content The research project is directly supervised by a member of academic staff for the full 12-month period on a selected industry or research topic and is assessed on the basis of a written thesis. The modules focus on advanced engineering research methods and technology, where students will combine design, computational methods and modelling, as well as experimental testing and prototyping activities, utilizing state-of-the-art research facilities in the New Engineering Building in NUI Galway. Over two semesters, students will take a total of 10 mandatory advanced modules in mechanics, materials, applied mathematics for engineering and research methods. In addition, students will choose 2 further modules from a choice of 9 specialist modules including turbomachines, offshore engineering and advanced energy systems. Opportunity for number of Industrial & Research internships: The topics for the 30 ECTS research thesis are heavily industry and research focused, building on the highly successful relationship that the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering has with local, national and international engineering companies, and on the diverse range of advanced research activities of the Mechanical Engineering academic staff. Scholarships At NUI Galway, we are keen to ensure that the brightest and most committed students progress to postgraduate study. Our generous Postgraduate Scholarships (valued at €1,500 per student) are designed to reward excellent students who have performed exceptionally well in their undergraduate studies. Details of the Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme, and all other course-specific scholarships and bursaries available, are online at www.nuigalway. ie/postgraduate/scholarships NUI Galway is committed to attracting high calibre students from around the world. The University offers a number of partial international scholarships on a competitive basis to high calibre international students. For more information about eligibility criteria and how to apply, see www.nuigalway.ie/international Grants Comprehensive information is available online at www.studentfinance.ie. Grant applications can also be made online at www.susi.ie Entry Requirements Entry to the programme is open to individuals who have Second Class Honours in a Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline from a recognised university or third level college. How to apply www.pac.ie/nuigalway Find out more at: www.nuigalway.ie/courses/taught-postgraduatecourses/ mechanical-engineering.html [-]

Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems)

National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Ireland Galway + 1 more

This award winning programme was designed in partnership with academics and employers to meet the specific requirements of industry. It equips graduates with essential knowledge and skills in the fields of operations, quality, and innovation management. [+]

Course Overview This award winning programme was designed in partnership with academics and employers to meet the specific requirements of industry. It equips graduates with essential knowledge and skills in the fields of operations, quality, and innovation management. The programme aims to enhance graduates’ technical and management contribution in various enterprises including manufacturing, financial services, health services, government, and many more. It invites participants from many disciplines: it is suitable for Engineering, Science, Commerce, and Arts graduates who wish to pursue a career in a high-tech environment. This conversion aspect is of significant interest to students who may wish to change direction from their course of undergraduate study and pursue a new career path that offers them sound employment prospects in a growth area. The Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) programme is highly regarded by employers and there has always been a strong demand for our graduates. Graduates of this programme have secured roles in engineering, management and IT in companies such as Accenture, Apple, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Valeo, Ingersoll Rand, Pepsi, Kerry Group, IBM, Ericsson, Elan and Hewlett Packard. Key features of the programme include: Infusing a strong ethos of innovation in students Engaging teaching methods (e.g. Lego serious play; company visits; guest lectures) A customised learning programme to suit the needs of individual students Multidisciplinary approach (e.g. Engineering, Technology, Business) Extensive career opportunities Enterprise Systems focus on people, process and technology related issues in an organisation. Our flexible course structure allows you to build your own curriculum by choosing from a number of available modules to make up 50 ECTS (credits) or equivalent over the duration of the programme. A research thesis (30 ECTS) and Research Methods (10 ECTS) are core subjects and ensure students develop their critical thinking, analytical and writing skills. Learning outcomes are achieved by problem-based learning techniques and completion of a number of real world assignments. Written examinations are held each semester. Requirements and Assessment Problem-based learning techniques are used in most of our modules. You must also complete a number of real world assignments. Written examinations take place at the end of each semester. Course Outline The flexible structure allows you to tailor the programme to your specific needs. You can choose from those listed below. Modules are subject to availability and other modules may be made available. Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project Management Applied Innovation Decision Systems and Business Analytics Information Systems Strategy and Planning Operations Management Operations Strategy Logistics and Transportation Lean Systems Operations Research Quality Management Human and Systems Reliability Ergonomics Safety and Risk Management Regulatory Affairs. Research Methods You must also prepare a research thesis on a topic to be agreed with an academic leader. We will equip you with all scientific skills you need to do this in our module on Research Methods. Further Education Many of our graduates have been successful in securing scholarships to conduct research at PhD level. Why Choose This Course? Career Opportunities This programme has propelled our graduates to successful careers in some of the most high profile organisations across the globe. They range from careers in research institutes, consulting, multi-national organisations and entrepreneurial ventures throughout the world. What some of our employers say: Alan Phelan | CEO Nucleus VP Group We have engaged and recruited graduates and found them to be great problem solvers and critical thinkers. Their background in lean systems has been very applicable to a number of our companies where they have helped to implement sound systems and processes which have allowed our subsidiaries to scale rapidly. Martin Conroy | Senior Director Medtronic The Enterprise systems programme at NUI Galway focuses on providing the necessary knowledge to be excellent systems thinkers. Graduates have the ability to understand people; process as well as technology related issues in an organisation. The programme encourages candidates to analyse problems using scientific methods and to generate innovative and effective solutions to these problems. Furthermore graduates are given real skills such as the ability to work in a team and communicate well. Such skills are essential to fast moving high tech companies like ours. What some of our graduates say: Paul Gleeson | Accenture The programme is well delivered as there is a nice balance between practical and classroom based learning. I found the lecturers to be some of the most helpful and engaging people I have come across during my studies as they take a hand on approach to getting students involved in class discussions and debates. All in all, the programme is an excellent foundation for finding future employment opportunities due to the high level of personal and professional development you will obtain. It helped open up numerous career opportunities for me so it is a programme that I would highly recommend. Paul McCormack| Allergan I undertook the Masters of Applied Science in NUI Galway with the aim of acquiring new skills and knowledge to aid in my future career progression. The course was challenging and required high standards throughout. While striving to meet these standards I believe I have greatly improved my knowledge of business systems and gained valuable new skills. I believe the lessons learnt during the course will facilitate my personal and professional development into the future. Damien Coleman | Baxter Healthcare I would highly recommend doing the Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) at NUI, Galway. The wide variety of subjects offered allowed me to tailor the course to suit my needs and help me progress in Baxter Healthcare. I found the course to be challenging but extremely enjoyable and it helped me to gain deeper understanding of subjects such as Operations, Quality, Lean Manufacturing and Logistics. The standard of the lectures and guest speakers were second to none. This coupled with the energizing discussions and refreshing workshops has resulted in ensuring my future will be all the better for completing this masters. [-]