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Computing - Enterprise Software Systems

This MSc programme is designed to develop and refine a set of skills essential for successful engagement of enterprises with information and communications technology (ICT). The main themes of the programme are business systems analysis and enterprise software development, supporting the entire business systems lifecycle.

The course aims to produce graduates who can:
• Reason and problem-solve to a high level in the context of enterprise software and its role in business, industry and research;

• Participate constructively in the strategic deployment of enterprise software;

• Manage the development of high-quality enterprise software products and services;

• Undertake research-based projects for industry, providing effective advice and leadership where required;

• Manage technology-based projects that require the handling of innovation and change in dynamic environments.

Whereas this course is targeted at IT professionals who would participate in the programme on a part-time basis and complete the programme over two years, the modular design also allows for completion in one year full-time. The structure of this programme is the same as the other taught MSc in Computing courses within the Department of Computing Maths & Physics (CMP) in WIT.

It is a 90 credit programme consisting of 6 taught modules plus a dissertation and was developed through consultation with IT and software development companies in the South East region, see module groupings below.

Entry requirements

•Applicants will normally require an Honours Degree in Computing or equivalent.

•The course is targeted at IT professionals who would participate in the programme on a part-time basis and complete the programme over two years

•Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English, please see WIT's English Language Requirements for details.

Duration

1-2 years

Course Delivery
The course will delivered in a one module per day format, with lectures directly followed by practical laboratory sessions. This structure offers the flexibility to those working in industry to take specific modules on a day-release basis.

Number of credits

90

Further enquiries

Course Leader(s)
Mr. Richard Frisby
Lecturer in Computing
Tel: +353 (0) 51302066
Email: rfrisby@wit.ie

Mr. Jimmy McGibney
Lecturer
Tel: +353 (0) 51302070
Email: jmcgibney@wit.ie

Subjects taught

The course will delivered in a one module per day format, with lectures directly followed by practical laboratory sessions. This structure offers the flexibility to those working in industry to take specific modules on a day-release basis.

Course Structure
Mandatory Modules
Research Methods & Dissertation Proposal (10 credits)

Dissertation (20 credits)

Elective Modules
Agile Software Development
Business Intelligence
Business Process Analysis & Design
Cloud Application Services
Cloud Infrastructure and Security
Data Mining
Design Patterns
Enterprise Web Development
Graph Theory and Optimisation
Human Centred Systems
IT Architecture
Information Systems Project Management
Mobile App Development
Mobile Web Development
Organisational Renewal & Performance
User Experience and Design

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