Software Engineering - Athlone

Course Award: Master of Science Course
NFQ Level: Level 9
Department: Dept of Computer and Software Engineering

Subjects taught

Year 1
Software Engineering Project;
Software Design;
Data Science;
Service-oriented Architecture;
Agile Build and Delivery;
Database Systems;
Computer Networks and Telecommunications;
Data Visualization;
Rich Internet Applications

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements:
Honours (Grade 2.2) degree in an appropriate engineering, computing or cognate discipline, or an equivalent qualification. Appropriate experience (or appropriate qualifier) may also be required depending upon the degree qualifications.

Assessment Info

Assessment Information
Included within the combination of assessment instruments for the programme are the following:
• traditional closed-book, time-constrained written examinations assignments
• project-type assessment

The assessment of performance is implemented on a phased-basis with an appropriate balance between continuous assessment and the final examination.


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

Enrolment dates

Contact Athlone IT for next start date.

Post Course Info

Career Prospects
There is a high demand for skilled software engineering graduates resulting from the expansion of the software industry in Ireland and overseas.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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