The Computing in Software Development (Hons) course from the Atlantic Technological University places a major emphasis on the development of practical programming language skills, problem solving and the application of computer science theory to real-world problems.
In addition to becoming proficient in programming languages such as Java and C#, students will learn how to design, create and test software solutions for a world where mobility, connectivity, heterogeneity and Big Data are rapidly becoming part of everyday life.
The degree programme provides a thorough practical grounding in all aspects of software development including:
Programming languages and paradigms
Web application development
Relational and NoSQL databases
Virtualisation and cloud computing
The semantic web
Graduates from the programme can look forward to excellent career opportunities in software development roles with both indigenous and multinational companies.
GMIT employment surveys from 2008-2014 show that 90% of students from the honours degree programme secure employment as a software developer before graduation.
- Learning and Innovation Skills
- Computer Technology
- Software Design & Program Development
- Graphical User Interface & Web Development
- Essential Mathematics for Computing
- E-Business Administration
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesComputer Sciences Software Engineering Artificial Intelligence View 13 other Bachelors in Artificial Intelligence in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.
International6950 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA819 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.
Student Contribution: €3,000/year
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.