Letterkenny Campus

Master of Science

Data Science & Preparatory Certificate in Computing

1 year & 2 Years  /    Level 9  /    Full-time & Part-time

Is this course for me?

The Certificate in Computing is an online-preparatory programme which is taken remotely in June and July. It is designed to prepare students to undertake the on-campus MSc when they arrive in Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

1 Programming Mandatory 10 4
Database Systems Mandatory 5 4
Applied Statistics Mandatory 5 4
Discrete Mathematics Elective 5 4
2 Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation Mandatory 10 4
Data Operations and Management Mandatory 10 4
Computational Mathematics Mandatory 10 4
Machine Learning Mandatory 10 4
Predictive Analytics Mandatory 10 4
Deep Learning Mandatory 10 4
Dissertation Mandatory 30 4

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at Letterkenny Institute of Technology or other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards


EU Fees: €5,750
Non-EU Fees: €12,000

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186351

Head of Department Thomas Dowling
Email: computing@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186304

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Computing