Research suggests by 2016 there will be 44 million apps available for download. The development of applications that run on mobile smart devices will become more important, as mobile smart devices become an integral part of peoples lives. This course enables you to acquire outstanding research and application development skills in mobile technologies through analysis, investigation, requirements elicitation, problem-solving, and team work. Through its innovative teaching and learning strategies, the course develops an in-depth expertise of core technical disciplines such as mobile application architecture and security, mobile platforms, usability and testing. The course also offers a set of elective modules that provide specialisation in the Internet of Things or Mobile Application Development areas. Learners will also have exposure to pertinent business strategies associated with the area of mobile technologies.
The role of graduates from this course will be primarily that of an application developer who designs, implements and tests advanced software solutions for mobile platforms or for the new Internet of Things domain.
Who is the course for?
This course is for experienced ICT professionals in the workplace and college graduates with a level 8 degree on the National Framework of Qualifications, in computing/computer science or in a cognate area. This course is suitable for people that are looking to gain research skills, to update their knowledge of mobile application development or Internet of Things and to increase their employment potential.
Award and Progression
The Master of Science in Mobile Technologies is awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). Students who successfully complete this course may progress to a major award at level 10 on the NFQ.
Students may also elect to exit early with a Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Mobile Technologies at level 9 or a Certificate in Application Development for Mobile Devices at level 9 or Certificate in Internet of Things at level 9.