B.Sc. On Campus

Computing in Software Development (Hons)

Atlantic Technological University

48 months
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The BSc in Computing in Software Development (Hons) from the Atlantic Technological University is a four-year degree programme designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to pursue a career as a software developer. 


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

  • Computer architectures

  • Software engineering

  • Web application development

  • Mobile programming

  • Relational and NoSQL databases

  • Computer networks

  • Graphics programming

  • Virtualisation and cloud computing

  • Distributed computing

  • The semantic web

  • Artificial intelligence

Job Opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Learning and Innovation Skills
  • Computer Technology
  • Software Design & Program Development
  • Graphical User Interface & Web Development
  • Essential Mathematics for Computing
  • E-Business Administration

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

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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