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Programme Operation

Programme Stages

The MSc in Information Design & Development is a 90 credit master's degree programme which is taught online and consists of 60 credits worth of taught modules and a 30-credit project. The programme is delivered part-time by night over two years (four semesters) with a number of embedded awards or stages.  On successful completion of the stages students will be awarded the following:

  • Stage 1: Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Information Design & Development (60 ECTS)
  • Stage 2: Master of Science (MSc) in Information Design & Development (30 ECTS)

Please note that if a student successfully completes Stage 2 of this programme, the MSc award will supercede the PGDip award.

Fees - Postgraduate Diploma in Information Design & Development

The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Design & Development is a 60 credit programme, the cost per 5 credits is €350.

  • Semester 1 (20 credits): €1400
  • Semester 2 (20 credits): €1400
  • Semester 3 (20 credits): €1400

The total cost for Postgraduate Diploma in Information Design & Development is €4200. Fees can be paid in three semester instalments of €1400 as shown above. For further information please contact fees@cit.ie.

Fees - Master of Science ​in Information Design & Development

The MSc in Information Design & Development is a 90 credit programme, the cost per 5 credits is €350.

  • Semester 1 (20 credits): €1400
  • Semester 2 (20 credits): €1400
  • Semester 3 (20 credits): €1400
  • Semester 4 (30 credits): €2100

The total cost for MSc in Information Design & Development programme is €6300. Fees of €1400 can be paid in instalments for each of the first three semesters and €2100 for the fourth semester as shown above. For further information please contact fees@cit.ie.

Duration & Delivery

The MSc is a two-year part-time programme taught over 24 months (4 semesters). The programme is delivered and accessed fully online using state of the art Cloud based technologies. Lectures are delivered online by night, streamed live over the Internet and recorded to facilitate easy playback to students. This offers great flexibility for students who can access lectures and labs anytime, anywhere on any device that has a web browser.

PROGRAMME CODES

The CIT programme code for this part-time online master's degree is CR_KINDD_9. The year one class code is KINDD_91Y5 and the second year class code is KINDD_92Y5. These codes may be required when contacting staff in the Institute.

Admission Requirements

Applicants who hold a Level 8 degree in any discipline are eligible to apply for the MSc in Information Development programme. Applicants who do not hold a Level 8 degree but have significant industrial experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Award

Master of Science in Information Design & Development (Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

online APPLI​CATIONS

Enquiries

Dr Donna O'Shea
Department of Computer Science

Apply for this course now

Please click the "Apply Now" button to make an online application for this programme. The CIT online application system will open in a new window and this will allow you to enter details of your application for this programme. Fields marked with a red asterisk are required fields and need to be completed. You can use the supporting documentation section to add scanned copies of transcripts, your CV, or any other relevant documentation. Please study the entry requirements for this programme and ensure that you've supplied all information that's relevant to your application.

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