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Software Development

The programme is designed to provide the postgraduate student with the advanced theoretical knowledge and skills necessary for their continuing professional development (CPD) in the software industry. The main focus is in the area of software development with particular emphasis on current software design principles and methods and software quality.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applicants will normally have a primary honours degree with first or second class honours or its equivalent, in a computing discipline. Other applicants may be accepted if they have a degree in any discipline and at least four years’ experience in Software Development and can satisfy CIT that they possess an adequate background for the programme.

Applicants may be interviewed by an admission panel. Particular attention will be paid to the applicants’ software development experience and motivation, as well as their formal knowledge of object oriented technologies. Applicants may be directed to undertake bridging studies before commencing the programme. The interview will also be used to explore the applicant’s CPD plan.


Part-Time: 2 Years (4 semesters).

Number of credits


Further enquiries

Dr John Creagh
Department of Computing
T: +353 21 433 5113


LOCATION: CIT Bishopstown Campus

Assessment method

The programme requires the student to take four mandatory and four elective taught modules. A Research Project must also be completed.

Application date

Closing date: 4th September 2017

Course fee

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