Dr. Waseem Akthar, head of the Computing Faculty at Griffith College presented the Dublin university to ESILV engineering students. In focus, the MSc in Computing Science, one of the dual degrees offered at ESILV.
Founded in 1974, Griffith College gathers 7 000 students on its Dublin, Cork and Limerick campuses.
A MSc in Computing Science, in Dublin
All engineering students from ESILV must spend a semester or more abroad in order to graduate. They may leave for an academic exchange in one of Pôle Léonard de Vinci’s partner universities starting from year 3.
Engineering students can also choose to spend their fifth and last year abroad to graduate with a dual degree. Griffith College’s MSc in Computing Science is one of these dual degrees. It addresses engineering students in the Computer Science, Big Data and Connected Objects major.
The MSc in Computing Science Griffith College has been designed to align with the needs of the IT industry. Students following the one-year course learn the skills to hold high-level positions in IT. Programme includes research projects and state-of-the art technology training.
Waseem Akthar talks about Griffith College
Dublin, the place to be for IT
Microsoft, Dell, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Twitter… many major companies have chosen Dublin as headquarters of their European activities, attracting an increasing number of IT specialists in the Irish capital city.
Waseem Akthar explains that most lecturers from the Computing Faculty are professionals. This strong connection with the industry ensures the teaching is in sync with the reality of the sector.
Learn more about international programmes at ESILV, French engineering school.