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Computational Thinking, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Maynooth, Ireland
Study Computer Science, Mathematics and Philosophy in an accelerated three-year Bachelor of Science degree in Computational Thinking at the Maynooth University. 
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Overview

At the Maynooth University we offer bachelor degree in Computational Thinking. Learn how to combine human creativity with the power of computers to solve problems. Examine the essentials of theoretical computer science and their mathematical foundations. You will have the option of undertaking a 1-year work placement or study abroad between 2nd and 3rd year (subject to availability).

The Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University was founded in 1987 and is located in the Eolas Building, a €20M state-of-the-art ICT hub, which opened in 2015. Our new laboratories and equipment provide excellent facilities for practical work and all our courses include a mix of lectures and lab work.

Career Options

  • Our BSc Computational Thinking has been specifically designed to answer calls from industry for graduates with strong analytical competence, problemsolving skills and the ability to think critically. 
  • Graduates will enjoy outstanding career prospects across a range of areas such as software development and analysis, mathematical and financial modelling, bioinformatics, cryptography and security.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Abstract Algebra
  • Analysis 
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Foundations Of Euclidean Geometry
  • Integration
  • Multivariable Calculus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

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General Requirements

  • Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2020. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates. Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2020.
  • Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4317 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4317 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Maynooth

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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