Course Description

Software Engineering & Database Technologies (Masters)

NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development

*The MSc Software Engineering & Database Technologies, NUI Galway, is not accepting applications for academic year 2022-2023, but is expected to be offered in academic year 2023-2024.

The Software Engineering & Database Technologies (Masters) course aims to provide a flexible, part-time, online learning route for students to gain the necessary professional skills, conceptual frameworks, methods, technologies and hands-on experience of software development as a basis for a career in the IT industry. This Masters is designed to advance your knowledge of software engineering and development, and database design and development.

Students complete ten 8-week modules over the two years of the programme, mixing database and software engineering content.  The student also submits a Masters-level research or development thesis at the end of the 2nd year.

Course Code SED
College Name NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Information Technology
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Masters Degree
Course Location Galway, Ireland
Delivery mode Elearning
Course Fee €4,885 p.a. (€5,385 p.a. Non-EU)
Course Duration 2 years, part-time Online
Course Times See
Awarding Body National University of Ireland Galway
Title of Awarding Masters
Entry Requirements See
Career Path Information Technology in general is one of the success stories in the modern Irish economy, particularly the field of software/database design and development. This course will enable you to participate in this vibrant, international industry. Since IT is crucial in every sector, many of our graduates have also used the course for career advancement and progression within their current employment field.
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