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Software Architecture & Design (MSc)

  • Course Code

    CR_KSDEV_9

  • Field of Study

    Software Development,Computer Science

  • Type of Course:

    Masters Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    MSc

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    11th September 2020

Admission Requirements:

Entry to the MSc in Software Architecture & Design requires a minimum of a Level 8 Honours Degree in Computing or in a cognate discipline with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience. Particular attention will be paid to the applicant’s software development experience and motivation.

 

 

 

Department(s)

Computer Science

 

 

This programme will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

 

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

 

An Information session will take place Wednesday 3rd September 2020 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

 

 

 

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Course Fee: €6,500

 

Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Levy
The USI membership levy of €7.00 has been introduced as a result of a referendum where students opted to affiliate to the national Students’ Union. This levy must be paid before the start of Semester 1.

 

Duration of Online Delivery

24 months (4 semesters) is the minimum duration. This programme is available online only. All classes are delivered over the Internet and all practical work is completed using CIT’s cloud infrastructure.

 

 

Aim

The aim of the Programme is to develop students’ knowledge and skills in Software Architecture & Design, Software Development Processes, Analysis and Design of Algorithms, Programming Language Design, Decision Analytics, Software Vulnerabilities, Microservices, and Data Analytics. Students will develop skills in analysing requirements and designing appropriate software solutions; designing and creating complex software systems to solve real-world problems, evaluating and using advanced software environments, design methods and programming languages, and evaluating and responding to recent trends in interoperability and software development. In addition to the taught modules, students will complete a research project that can be aligned to their own specific research interests.


 

Overview

This programme is designed for software professionals, architects, and senior system design engineers. Managers of architecture teams will also benefit from this programme.

 

The programme aims to form part of the evolutionary path that a software developer takes to become a software architect, allowing each student to advance their technical career path.

 

Students will develop advanced skills for analysing requirements and designing appropriate software solutions; creating complex software systems to solve realworld problems, evaluating and using advanced software environments, design methods and programming languages, and evaluating and responding to recent trends in interoperability and software development. Students will also complete a research project that is either academic or industry focused.

 

 

The MSc in Software Architecture & Design programme is an advanced industry-focused programme that addresses the skills gap of software developers and/or architects in the face of evolving software development practices. It aims to provide students the opportunity for in-depth study of the advanced design and architectural and software development and process skills required for the successful design and development of complex software distributed systems. It provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to advance their career in software development as a senior member of the development team or as a software architect.

 

Delivered exclusively online, the programme offers working professionals flexible opportunities to learn more about technological advances in the industry. The programme places a major emphasis on developing higher level software development skills. Students are exposed to current state-ofthe art principles, methods and research of software design and architecture.

 

 

Further Studies

On successful completion of the MSc programme, graduates will have acquired advanced knowledge and skills to enable them manage, design and create software and processes that are reliable, robust, secure and scalable. After completing this programme graduates may wish to continue to PhD level within the Department of Computer Science.

Full details of the modules on this programme of study is available by clicking the following link:
Master of Science in Software Architecture & Design

  • Online applications are open for course commencing in 11th September 2020.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.
 

 

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