Applied Software Engineering, M.Sc. | Technological University of the Shannon | Athlone, Ireland
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About

The MSc in Applied Software Engineering at the Technological University of the Shannon is an exciting one-year full-time programme, funded by Ericsson Ireland and ICT Skillnet and delivered by TUS in Athlone, which covers the entire software development lifecycle – from the fundamentals of computing and software design to implementation and testing. 

Overview

Programme participants gain an integrated and critical knowledge of the skills and particular technologies used in ICT product development today. This fully funded MSc in Applied Software Engineering at the Technological University of the Shannon covers the fundamentals of contemporary software engineering and the tools, methods and techniques that support its applications.

What opportunities might it lead to?

This master’s provides excellent employment opportunities for graduates, leading directly to a full-time job as a software engineer at Ericsson’s Software Campus in Athlone. Historically, there has been a significant shortage of graduates in the ICT area. According to the Forfás Vacancy Overview Report, 35% of all difficult to fill vacancies were for the ICT sector, primarily for professional roles in software development, including software developers, database developers (with Oracle/SQL), web, cloud; with skills in Java, JavaScript, C++, and .Net the most frequently mentioned. This MSc in Applied Software Engineering will provide these technical competencies.

Career Prospects

Ericsson Product Development Unit in Athlone specialises in the provision of operations support systems (OSS) to telecom operators using advanced data and event management and visualisation techniques.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Data Architecture and Database Systems
  •  Computer Networks
  •  Applied Mathematics
  •  Agile Design and Testing
  •  Cloud and Computer Architecture
  •  Distributed Systems and Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
60

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
60

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 honours degree. Each application will be considered on its individual merits. Candidates will undertake a short preparatory course in advance of commencing the MSc to prepare and qualify them in the range of subject areas to be covered on the master’s programme. This course will lead to a Certificate in Software Engineering (NFQ Level 8) and is a pre-requisite for participation in the MSc in Applied Software Engineering.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Athlone

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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