Advanced Software Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
Advanced Software Engineering from the University College Dublin is a dynamic field where technology, techniques and processes continually evolve and fresh areas of application appear on a regular basis. 

About

In the current climate, software engineers must continually update their skills and qualifications in order to stay competitive in the workplace and improve their career prospects in the industry. This part-time masters Advanced Software Engineering programme from the University College Dublin is designed for experienced software engineers who wish to advance their skillset in areas of computer science and software development that impact directly on their work. 

Participants are exposed to current technologies, methodologies, processes and theories as well as those still under research that may become mainstream in the future.This masters programme is especially geared at industry-based software engineers and so is not suitable for new graduates.

Programme Structure

Core modules include:

  • High Performance Computing
  • Agent-Oriented Software
  • Comparative SE Process Frameworks
  • Knowledge-based Techniques
  • Design Patterns
  • Performance of Distributed Systems
  • Computational Network Analysis and Modelling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Students entering this programme are expected to have at least a 2.1 honours bachelor‘s degree in Computer Science (or a cognate discipline), and have a subsequent two or more years of industrial experience in software development. Prerequisite skills include a high degree of proficiency in object-oriented programming, a working knowledge of object-oriented design using e.g. UML, and experience in software development as part of a team. Each application will however be assessed on a case-by-case basis, and exceptions to these rules may be made.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    11900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4050 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4050 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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