Taught course

Software Engineering

Institution
University of Limerick · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Normally a primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) or approved equivalent professional qualification in a cognate discipline (e.g. Computer Systems/Science, Applied Mathematics) at first or second class honours level. An interview may be part of the admission process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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. 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.

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Michael English
Email
michael.english@ul.ie
Phone
353-61-202772