Taught course

Software Eng

Maynooth University · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

The following criteria must be fulfilled by students applying for the MSc in Computer Science (Software Engineering): An honours degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with an average grade of 60% (equivalent to a II.1 from an Irish NFQ Level 8 degree course) or above. Extensive industrial experience may be considered. Information regarding visas etc. may be obtained from the International Office at Maynooth University.

Months of entry


Course content

The Master of Science in Software Engineering degree at Maynooth University exposes graduates in Computer Science and related disciplines to the many facets of this complex area – the technical, the methodological, the organizational – so that successful participants will subsequently be able to lead major projects in software engineering in many industrial and commercial sectors.

Information for international students

English language certificate (for non-native speakers of English only). Minimum English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score; TOEFL (Paper based test): 585; TOEFL (Internet based test): 95; PTE (Pearson): 62. Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850.

Fees and funding

International students

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Department of Computer Science