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Software Development - International Systems, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
This Software Development - International Systems course at University of Limerick provides students with the knowledge, skills and expertise required to develop software systems for deployment in different international and cultural locales.

Overview

Program Details

This Software Development - International Systems program offered at University of Limerick is aimed at students who hold a primary degree in another discipline and builds on key transferable outcomes that they bring from that degree: outcomes like self-learning, communication and critical thinking.It will provide students with the opportunity to gain state-of-the-art knowledge in a wide range of software development activities like requirements analysis, software design, implementation and testing. 

It will couple this with specialist knowledge in the field of customizing systems for different (international and cultural) markets, through the inclusion of modules on language engineering and translation technology. As such, it serves the continuous demand that exists for software development graduates, both nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods
  • Programming 
  • Software Engineering Development Paradigms
  • Language Engineering & Translation Technology
  • Best Practice Software Internationalisation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

  • Applicants for a Master’s programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in any discipline where knowledge from that degree could be usefully complemented by the state-of-the-art, software development/engineering expertise that this course offers.  Example disciplines include, but are not limited to, Linguistics, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Business, Health and Medicine. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14321 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14321 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5990 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5990 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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