Computing for Secure Mobile Applications

University of Limerick

Computing for Secure Mobile Applications

The course content will address the ICT skills shortages in particular by developing learners knowledge and skills in programming mobile and web-based applications at a level that will allow them to become mobile or web app developers.

Award: Certificate

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Semester 1
• Data Security
• Mobile Application Development
• Computer Software

Semester 2
• Software Engineering
• Industry Project

Entry requirements

The principal entry requirement for the course is a Level 7 ordinary degree, at minimum second class honours (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent), in a relevant engineering, computing, mathematics, science or technology discipline.

Applicants that do not meet the standard qualification requirement but with significant relevant experience in the computing/technology sector will be considered under the University policy that allows for the recognition of Prior Learning, both formal and informal/experiential learning; non-accredited personal and professional education as well as work based training. Such applicants will be requested to provide a portfolio of their previous relevant work which might suggest that they are capable of successfully completing the course.

The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants so that the course admission team are satisfied that they have the requisite ability in Mathematics and Computing to derive benefit from this course and to satisfy the programme outcomes.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.

Required Documents for UL application:

Delays in receiving these documents will affect the progress of your application.

- Photo or Scanned original copy of your transcripts for all years of study. (Graduates of UL need only provide us with their Student ID number.)

- Photo or Scanned copy of passport to verify ID and full legal name.

- A copy of your most recent CV, please note that by providing this document you are agreeing that we may send it to members of industry if you require assistance when searching for an Industry Learning Placement (ILE) or project work (applies to some courses only).

- Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 year part-time.

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