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Software Development (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sligo, Ireland
This Software Development (Hons) programme from Institute of Technology Sligo takes into account the specific requirements of the global software industry and what it expects from graduates.
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Overview

Software Development (Hons) programme from Institute of Technology Sligo aims to equip our graduates with the skills to seek employment in this level of business. 

We constantly re-assess course content to keep apace of emerging platforms and industry trends. You will undertake a work placement in the third year.

Careers

There are many progression routes into the software industry. Future career paths could include software testing, software engineer, web developer, application developer, mobile app developer, games developer, systems analyst, project manager.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Technology Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Startup Engineering
  • Data Analytics
  • Secure Software Development
  • Open Stack Development
  • Rich Application Development 
  • Database Programming

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • This programme is offered currently only for advanced entry to Year 4. You will need a Level 7 in a Software Development programme or cognate area. 
  • Alternatively, we can process advanced entry in some case through an examination of your experiential learning.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 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.

Funding

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