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Software Design with Virtual and Augmented Reality

12 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
5500 EUR/year
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About

This MSc in Software Design with Virtual and Augmented Reality at the Technological University of the Shannon targets learner expertise and skills development within this rapidly emerging and developing area. 

Overview

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.

Career Prospects

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Object Oriented Programming  
  • Research Methods & Professional Practice
  • Immersive Experience and Game Technology
  • User Experience 
  • Immersive Experience Application Development

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

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 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

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