NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Computer Science (College of Science and Engineering) Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development Software Engineering & Database Technologies

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MSc (or CPD, modular credit) DURATION: 2 years, part-time NUMBER OF PLACES: Unlimited COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1SED1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: See website. The MScSED starts in August. CONTACT Aisling Monahan IT Online T: +353 91 495 698 E: Majella O’Dea IT Online T: +353 91 495 041 E:

Your Course The aim of this programme is to develop your career with an innovative MSc in Software Engineering and Database Technologies. This tailor-made programme will advance your knowledge of software development and database systems. This wholly online course is particularly suited to people who are working or who have other daytime commitments. The programme is part-time and runs over two years. You will study one online module every eight weeks, and in addition, you will research and write a thesis during your second year. The programme content is extensive and varied, and includes both mandatory and optional modules. See . Career Opportunities Information technology (IT), in general, and software/database design and development, in particular, are success stories in the Irish economy. This course 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. Minimum Entry Requirements This degree is open to honours degree graduates (Level 8) or Level 7 graduates with three or more years of experience and to those otherwise satisfying the postgraduate entry standards. An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent international qualification will be required, if applicable. See for details. FIND OUT MORE AT: software-engineering-database-technologies.html


1. This MSc course is part-time, and is delivered and examined in a fully online environment. 2. It provides maximum flexibility for students in terms of their location and work schedules. 3. We apply a limit on class size so that students can get the best out their interactions in the virtual classroom.

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