Software Engineering and Database Technologies, M.Sc. | Part time online | University of Galway | Ireland
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Software Engineering and Database Technologies

24 months
5385 EUR/year
4885 EUR/year
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The aim of this course at University of Galway is to develop your career with an innovative MSc in Software Engineering and Database Technologies. This tailor-made course will advance your knowledge of software development and database systems.


This is an ideal programme for students who wish:

  • already work in software or databases and would like to gain a recognised Masters qualification.
  • wish to convert to a career in Information and Communication Technology.
  • need to update their Information and Communication Technology development skills.
  • want to learn about information technology with a specific emphasis on software development and/or database technologies while gaining advanced research skills.


Information Technology, in general, and software/database design and development, in particular, are one of the success stories in the Irish economy. This Software Engineering and Database Technologies programme at University of Galway will equip you to participate in this vibrant, international industry. Since IT is crucial in every sector, many of our graduates also have used the course for career advancement and progression within their current employment field.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Programming 
  • Software Engineering
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Distributed Systems and the Cloud
  • Artificial Intelligence

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is open to honours degree graduates (Level 8) or Level 7 graduates with 2-3 years of experience and to those otherwise satisfying the postgraduate entry requirements. An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent international qualification will be required, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5385 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5385 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4885 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4885 EUR per year during 24 months.


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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