MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
Trinity College Dublin

1 year full-time course

Course Overview

Mobile and ubiquitous computing technologies allow interconnected computing devices to be embedded unobtrusively in everyday appliances and environments, and to co-operate to provide information and services on behalf of their human users. This rapidly emerging field is driving the deployment of the next generation of Information Technology solutions and has been an active research area at Trinity College Dublin for many years.

Course content

The Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing programme provides a comprehensive grounding in modern communications and wireless concepts and advanced distributed systems engineering, tightly aligned with an in-depth understanding of the technologies and development strategies used in building and deploying complete mobile and ubiquitous computing solutions. Specific topics to be covered usually include:

  • Wireless Concepts and Technologies
  • Real-time and Embedded Systems
  • Vision Systems
  • Information Architecture
  • Middleware for Ubiquitous Computing
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Context Awareness
  • Mobile and Transient Security
  • Mobile and Autonomous Systems Innovation


Entry requirements

This course is open to graduates who have achieved the equivalent of at least an upper second-class honors degree, or better, in computing, computer engineering, information technology, or a related discipline. Well qualified candidates from other numerate disciplines such as mathematics, engineering, statistics and physics, and those with appropriate domain experience, are also encouraged to apply. Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their programming and computing skills and experience.

Contact details

Course Coordinator(s): Ms Elaine Noone
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Course Tel(s): +353-1-896 3094
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