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Software Engineering & Database Technologies

Your Course The aim of this programme is to develop your career with an innovative MSc in Software Engineering and Database Technologies. This tailor-made programme will advance your knowledge of software development and database systems. This wholly online course is particularly suited to people who are working or who have other daytime commitments.

The programme is part-time and runs over two years. You will study one online module every eight weeks, and in addition, you will research and write a thesis during your second year. The programme content is extensive and varied, and includes both mandatory and optional modules (a full list of these is on the course website).

3 Good Reasons To Study This Course

1. This MSc course is part-time, and is delivered and examined in a fully online environment.

2. It provides maximum flexibility for students in terms of their location and work schedules.

3. Teaching is shared by NUI Galway and Regis University; we apply a strict limit of 15 students per 'virtual classroom'

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
This degree is open to honours degree graduates (Level 8) or Level 7 graduates with three or more years of experience and to those otherwise satisfying the postgraduate entry standards. An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent international qualification will be required, if applicable. See itonline.nuigalway.ie for details.

Duration

2 years part-time
Online Learning

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Information technology, in general, and software/database design and development, in particular, are one of the success stories in the Irish economy. This course will equip you to participate in this vibrant, international industry. Since IT is crucial in every sector, many of our graduates also have used the course for career advancement and progression within their current employment field.

Further enquiries

CONTACT
Aisling Monahan
IT Online
T: +353 91 495 698
E: mscsed@nuigalway.ie

Majella O'Dea
IT Online
T: +353 91 495 041
E: majella.odea@nuigalway.ie

Application date

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

When To Apply: See website. The MScSED starts in August.

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