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Software Development - Honours

Institute of Technology Carlow

48 months
10250 EUR/year
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Software Development - Honours at Institute of Technology Carlow is the computer programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks during a software release life cycle and resulting in a software product. 


In the broad sense, Software Development - Honours at Institute of Technology Carlow includes everything from concept through to the final production of software. It can include identification of required software, analysis of software requirements, software design, programming, testing and maintenance.

Learning outcomes

This course equips students with the range of skills required to become competent software developers. Students follow our new ‘learning by doing’ model in first year with continuous assessment replacing final exams. Modules for the first three years include a broad range of subjects such as: Programming, Networking, Computer Hardware, Web Programming, Systems Analysis, Computer Architecture, Software Engineering and an industry work placement. Year 4 concentrates on high-level software development topics such as: Secure App Development, Data Science, Distributed Systems and an extensive project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Web Programming and Databases
  • Discrete Structures and Algorithms 
  • Computer Architecture
  • Object Oriented Software Development
  • Systems Analysis, Design & Testing
  • Project (Software Development)
  • Advanced Programming
  • Software Engineering for Web, Cloud and Mobile Apps
  • Discrete Structures and Algorithms 
  • Web and Cloud Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must demonstrate that they have reached a level of education in their country of origin that is the equivalent of a Secondary School Diploma (High School Diploma) with good grades in an appropriate language, mathematics and at least 4 other subjects. 
  • Students must also have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.
  • Please note that some programmes, such as our Child Youth and Family Studies may also require the provision of References.  Other programmes, such as our Sports and Design programmes require the provision of a Portfolio. Students should check under the course details for special entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU students - Contribution Charge - 3000 EUR

Living costs for Carlow

650 - 1000 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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