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Enterprise Applications Development

What is Enterprise Applications Development?
Enterprise Applications Development is the software side of the Cloud Development Paradigm. Topics that will be covered in this course include: JavaScript, AngularJS, Oracle Database, Java, Microservices, Lambdas and Containerisation.

Is this Programme for Me?
The course is designed to run in part-time mode initially. In part-time mode the student can study the four taught modules over two academic years (5 hours a week) and do the dissertation over the summer or during the following year depending on circumstances. The additional dissertation component for the Masters will offer the student the opportunity to apply a range of topics covered in the taught part of the course to demonstrate an extended knowledge and ability in that area.

From an industry point of view, this programme was developed in partnership with the IT industry in the north-west. The objective of developing the course is to ensure a supply of highly-skilled and experienced graduates for key employers locally and throughout Ireland. The existence of the course reflects the commitment of employers to this field of expertise. Graduates from this course can expect to find attractive employment opportunities locally and nationally.

Entry requirements

Minimum Academic Entry Requirements

The course will be available to applicants who meet the following criteria:

An Honours Degree in Computing with first or second-class honours or an equivalent qualification.

A level-8 conversion style Higher Diploma in Computing with Merit 2 or higher.

Level 7 Degree graduates in Computing with at least 3 years relevant work experience.

Non-computing graduates with first or second-class honours who have completed a significant element of computing as part of their studies including computer programming or non-computing graduates who have significant experience in the IT industry including experience in computer programming will also be considered.

Non-European Applicants
As this MSc is only available in part-time mode non-EU applicants will not be eligible for a study visa. Please contact Jill Murphy at jill.murphy@lyit.ie for further information.

Duration

Up to 36 months part-time

Careers or further progression

Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
Progression to a Doctoral Degree (by research), are available internally at LYIT or through a range of other Institutes of Technology and Universities in Ireland and abroad.

Career Opportunities
This course was developed in partnership with the IT industry in the north-west and with SITA (Specialists in air transportation communications and IT solutions) in particular. The objective of the course is to ensure a supply of highly-skilled and experienced graduates for key employers locally and throughout Ireland. The existence of the course reflects the commitment of employers to this field of expertise. Graduates from this course can expect to find attractive employment opportunities locally and nationally.

Further enquiries

For Further Information:
Contact Thomas Dowling, Head of Department of Computing, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by

E- Mail: thomas.dowling@lyit.ie

Telephone: (074) 918 6304

Subjects taught

What will I have to study?

Year/Semester Modules Mandatory/ Elective No of credits
Class hours per week

1/1 Client Side Scripting Mandatory 15 5

1/2 Programming Architecture and Design Principles Mandatory 15 5

2/3 Enterprise Programming Mandatory 15 5

2/4 Database Management Systems Mandatory 15 5

3/5 Dissertation Mandatory 30

Course fee

Cost
The Programme commences in September each year and the fee for the Master of Science in Computing in Enterprise Applications Development is currently €5,000 which is payable in installments.

Enrolment and start dates

The Programme commences in September each year.

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