Computing - DevOps - Structured Research

LY_KDVPR_M (Structured Research Masters)

Is this course for me?
Our Master of Science in DevOps Research has 30 taught credits and a 60 credit Research Dissertation. The taught modules give the student a background in the field of DevOps before the student begins a significant piece of research in the area.

DevOps is characterised by operations staff harnessing the same techniques as developers for their systems work. Topics the course covers include: DevOps Software Engineering, OO Programming for Server Administration and DevOps Project Management.
Following the successful completion of the course you can expect to find attractive employment opportunities both at home and abroad with all the major IT multinationals including Amazon, Hewlett Packard and Datahug.

Roles include becoming a DevOps Support Engineer, Senior Software Engineer in DevOps or DevOps Project Managers. There are also opportunities to progress to a PhD.

Subjects taught

Master of Science in Computing in DevOps Research

What will I study?

Semester 1
DevOps Software Engineering (M) 10

Semester 2
OO Programming for Server Administration (M) 10
DevOps Project Management (M) 10

Semester 3 Research Dissertation (M) 60
(M) = Mandatory

Entry requirements

The Masters Programme will be available to applicants who meet one of the following criteria:
• An Honours Degree (min 2:2) and qualified to teach.
• A level-8 Higher Diploma in Computing for Educators with 2:2 or higher.
• Candidates who do not have an Honours degree but have significant relevant experience may also be eligible for consideration via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Application dates

Non-EU Application Deadline: 25th June 2021


1 year, full-time
2 years, part-time

Post Course Info

Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at Letterkenny Institute of Technology or other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Software Companies
Multinational Companies
Graduate Careers

Graduate careers typically include:
DevOps Engineer
Cloud DevOps Engineer
Systems Software Engineer

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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