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Computing - DevOps

Is this course for me?

Our Master of Science in Computing in DevOps is a one year, full-time or two year, part-time programme. DevOps is the practice of operations and development engineers participating together in the entire service lifestyle, from design through the development process to production support.

DevOps is characterised by operations staff harnessing the same techniques as developers for their systems work. Topics the course covers include: DevOps Software Engineering, Project Management and Deployment Pipelines.

Following the successful completion of the course you can expect to find attractive employment opportunities both at home and abroad with all the major IT multinationals including Amazon, Hewlett Packard and Datahug.

Roles include becoming a DevOps Support Engineer, Senior Software Engineer in DevOps or DevOps Project Managers..

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

- Level 8 Honours Degree in Computing, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2), or Higher Diploma in Computing (Conversion Course into Computing).

-If you do not have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Duration

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Careers or further progression

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways

The main employers are:
Software Companies
Multinational Companies

Graduate Careers

Former graduates are employed in the following capacities:
DevOps Engineer
Cloud DevOps Engineer
Systems Software Engineer

Further enquiries

Further Information
Contact
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department
Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304

Subjects taught

Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits Hours Per Week

1
DevOps Software Engineering Mandatory 10 4
OO Programming for Server Administration Mandatory 10 4
Placement Mandatory 10 0

2
Scripting the Deployment Pipeline Mandatory 15 6
DevOps Project Management Mandatory 15 6
Dissertation Mandatory 30 0

Application date

Application Deadline - 24 August

Course fee

EU Fees: €5,000.00
Non-EU Fees: €9,000.00

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