Software Development - International Systems

University of Limerick

Software Development - International Systems

Key Fact:
This programme teaches software development to students without a programming background.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Year 1
Semester 1
• Research Methods
• Programming 1
• Software Engineering Development Paradigms
• Language Engineering and Translation Theory
• Best Practice Software Internationalisation

Semester 2
• Programming 2
• Introduction to Web Development
• Software Engineering Requirements
• Human Computer Interaction
• Quantitative Research Methods

Year 2
Semester 3
• Software Engineering Evolution
• Software Testing and Inspection
• Database Systems
• Dissertation Part 1

Semester 4
• Mobile Applications Development
• Dissertation Part 2
• Translation Technology Systems

Entry requirements

Applicants for a Master's programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in any discipline where knowledge from that degree could be usefully complemented by the state-of-the-art, software development/engineering expertise that this course offers. Example disciplines include, but are not limited to, Linguistics, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Business, Health and Medicine. Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary.

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.

Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable

A copy of your birth certificate/passport

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


2 Years Full-Time.

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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