Software Engineering, M.Sc.

Software Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #501 (WUR) ,
Software Engineering involves the application of specialised knowledge and skills to develop different kinds of large, complex software systems. There is continuous demand for software engineering graduates both internationally and nationally. This course will provide an opportunity for students to gain up-to-date knowledge and skills in software engineering. 

About

Students will develop their ability to critically evaluate current software engineering research.  The course consists of both a taught component and a project.  It will equip graduates with a detailed knowledge of the theories, processes, methods and techniques of building high-quality software in a cost-effective manner.  The course is offered in both full time and part time mode (one day per week), with both versions having the same academic content.

Programme Objectives:

  • To equip graduates with a detailed knowledge of the theories, processes, methods and techniques of building high-quality software in a cost-effective manner.
  • To increase the awareness of the opportunities offered by current research in Software Engineering and its application to current practice.
  • To meet industry's needs for graduates having the above qualities.
  • To enhance graduates existing educational base and employment prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Software Design
  • Software Evolution
  • Software Development Paradigms
  • Parallelism and Concurrency in Software Development
  • Philosophy of Research.
  • Software Engineering Requirements
  • Software Quality
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Architecture
  • Quantitative Research Methods for Science, Engineering & Technology
  • Research Project

                        Detailed Programme Facts

                        • Programme intensity Full-time
                          • Full-time duration 12 months
                        • Languages
                          • English
                        • Delivery mode
                          On Campus

                        English Language Requirements

                        You only need to take one of these language tests:

                        • Minimum required score:

                          90

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                        • Minimum required score:

                          580

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                        • Minimum required score:

                          6.5

                          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                        • Minimum required score (Grade A):

                          200

                          C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

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                        Academic Requirements

                        • Qualification transcripts and certificates
                        • English language qualification if English is not your first language
                        • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English
                        • A copy of your birth certificate (long document).

                            Tuition Fee

                            • International Applies to you

                              12500 EUR/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                            • EU/EEA Applies to you

                              3000 EUR/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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                            Living costs for Limerick

                            • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
                              Living Costs

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