Software development is an enormous growth area in ICT engineering. Over 900 software companies are currently in operation in Ireland employing more than 24,000 people. Ireland’s reputation as a centre of software excellence is unrivalled in Europe. It is home to multinational and indigenous firms generating €16 billion of exports annually. The sectors wide-ranging activities include software development, R&D, business services and EMEA/International headquarters.
Last year, there was global investment of over €3 billion in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) industries. It reflects the exciting potential
to provide immersive environments in gaming and movies that were not possible before now. Our VR and Gaming specialisation prepares you to work as a software developer in these fast-paced industries. As a student on this course, you’ll work with the latest tools and technologies to enhance your skillset. Software
development languages, tools and methodologies provide the backbone of this programme.
Students graduating from this MSc in Software Design with Virtual and Augmented Reality at the Technological University of the Shannon will be in a position to takeup careers as immersive application developers, software designers, database programmers and administrators, and technical salespersons.Employers include: Ericsson, Valeo, Cisco, Avaya (Nortel), SAP,Hewlett-Packard, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Riverdeep, as well asfinancial institutions and SMEs.
- Object Oriented Programming
- Research Methods & Professional Practice
- Immersive Experience and Game Technology
- User Experience
- Immersive Experience Application Development
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesDesign User Experience Design Software Engineering View 33 other Masters in Software Engineering in Ireland
- Applicants should hold a 4 year honours degree in software design or an equivalent qualification with a minimum grade of 2.1 (60%). In line with institute policies, non-native English speakers are required to have an IELTS level of 6.0 or higher.
International12000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA5500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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