Skillnet Funded Postgraduate Courses

Skillnet funded Courses DCU

Skillnet Funded Postgraduate Courses at DCU

Ireland is home to a growing number of tech companies and is the EMEA headquarters for many of the world’s leading tech firms. There is a growing need for highly qualified and competent engineers to work in these organisations.

DCU, in conjunction with Skillnet Ireland, have developed three innovative, part-funded Master’s programmes in the areas of AI, IoT and Blockchain to meet this need.


MSc in Electronic and Computer Technology (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a computing concept describing the interconnectivity and collaboration of a wide variety of everyday physical objects connected via the internet. IoT technologies are enabling a wide range of business opportunities in the context of smart homes, smart cities and connected healthcare.

Ireland is a global centre for groundbreaking advancements in IoT but there is a major skills gap in this area. For more information about the MSc in Electronic and Computer Technology (Internet of Things) click here.


MSc In Computing (Artificial Intelligence)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one the fastest and most exciting areas in ICT and it has the potential to positively transform all aspects of our lives, from Autonomous Vehicles to improved healthcare services.

There is strong demand for graduates with the highly specialised multi-disciplinary skills that are required in AI, both as practitioners and as researchers. This MSc in Computing (Artificial Intelligence) is designed to meet this training need, by providing a balanced programme of instruction across a range of relevant disciplines. Find out more here.


MSc in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies)

Blockchain is a rapidly growing technology with the potential to disrupt traditional practices across a wide range of industries. The lack of technical Blockchain skills is of national and international concern as it is a significant inhibitor to Blockchain adoption in companies across key industries including manufacturing, health and the finance sector.

Find out more about this part-funded MSc in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) here.